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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5027

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101887

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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)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

Provide accredited sonographers experienced in obstetric scanning with an opportunity to advance their knowledge of fetal heart imaging with ultrasound.

Course content

Embryology, anatomy, physiology of the heart including fetal circulation, and scanning planes of the fetal heart to image the normal fetal heart: four chamber, normal outflow tracts and arches, atrioventricular and semilunar valves; ultrasound appearance and Doppler haemodynamics of numerous congenital and acquired fetal cardiac anomalies; common syndromes and associated ultrasound findings in congenital heart disease; recognising fetal arrhythmia; introduction to emerging technologies such as 3D and 4D imaging.

Textbook(s)

Drose, J 2009, Fetal Echocardiography, 2nd, Sauners Elsevier

Prerequisite(s)

Accredited Medical Sonographer or equivalent

Corequisite(s)

The student must be engaged in ultrasound examination procedures for a minimum of 200 hours.

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
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, ONLINE
Assignment 1500 words 30% -
e-portfolio Continuous 40% -
Quiz - 30% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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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