RADY 5026


Course Level


Offered Externally

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


Course ID


Unit Value


University-wide elective course

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

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.


-, Online resources will be advised


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

Students must have completed at least 2000 supervised scanning hours and be in a General Sonography training position, with placement details to be evidenced and confirmed prior to census date. This course can be completed alongside RADY 5016, RADY 5029 or RADY 5014 to fit with a study plan.


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

Teaching method

Component Duration
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.


Clinical assessment/OSCE/OSCA, Clinical Experience Record - Log Book, Contribution, Practical Assessment, Presentation, Test/Quiz, Viva Voce

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


EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Degrees this course is offered in

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