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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5025

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101737

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

The aim of this course is to enable the student to acquire the knowledge and develop advanced skills required to perform non routine region specific practical procedures in musculoskeletal sonography.

Course content

Gross anatomy and pathophysiology of the musculoskeletal structures that present in complex case of of the shoulder, elbow, ankle and foot, hand and wrist, knee, hip, groin and buttock, upper arm, forearm, thigh, lower leg. Clinical signs and symptoms, diagnostic test results (including other imaging modalities) associated with complex pathophysiological conditions of the shoulder, elbow, ankle and foot, hand and wrist, knee, hip, groin and buttock.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
RADY 5029 Musculoskeletal Sonography
RADY 5020 Musculoskeletal Sonography 1

Knowledge of general medical sonography scanning principles will be assumed. Students are only required to have one of the above courses for their prerequisite.

Corequisite(s)

The student should be an accredited medical sonographer and working in an environment where diagnostic medical sonography is performed.

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External 13 weeks x -

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Written assessment 2000 words 20% -
Image interpretation online quiz 50 questions 20% -
Case study 3000 words 60% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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