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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5026

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101886

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

The aim of the course is to provide the student with the advanced knowledge, skills and attitudes required to practice autonomously and responsibly with expert judgement and adaptability as an accredited medical sonographer, as described in the Australasian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR) Program Accreditation Guidelines.

Course content

Preparation of a clinical portfolio detailing and authenticating the student’s clinical knowledge and skills in medical sonography.

Textbook(s)

-, Online resources will be advised

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
RADY 5015 Superficial Parts Sonography
RADY 5024 Professional Issues for Sonographers
RADY 5029 Musculoskeletal Sonography
RADY 5030 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation
RADY 5014 Obstetric and Gynaecologic Sonography
RADY 5013 Abdominal Sonography
RADY 5016 Vascular Sonography

Students must have completed 2000 supervised scanning hours and five formative tutor assessments.

Corequisite(s)

The student must be engaged in ultrasound examinations for a minimum of 200 hours per study period.

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
External (Online) - x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE, ONLINE
External (Online) - x 13 weeks

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, ONLINE
Learning Contract - Pass/Fail -
Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) - Pass/Fail 2.5 hours approx.
Practical Assessment - Pass/Fail -
Clinical Experience Record - Log Book - Pass/Fail -
EXTERNAL, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE, ONLINE
Learning Contract - Pass/Fail -
Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) - Pass/Fail 2.5 hours approx.
Practical Assessment - Pass/Fail -
Clinical Experience Record - Log Book - Pass/Fail -

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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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