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Area/Catalogue
RADY 2009

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101921

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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

To provide students with opportunities to develop the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes for an initial period of Medical Imaging clinical practice.

Course content

Principles of Computer Radiography and Digital Radiography; PACS; accurate positioning techniques and image evaluation of the upper and lower extremities, thorax, abdomen and shoulder and pelvic girdles; radiographic equipment (including accessories); automatic exposures, exposure factors; patient care, privacy and communication; radiation safety.

Textbook(s)

Eisenberg, RL & Johnson, NM 2010, Comprehensive Radiographic Pathology, 4th, Mosby, St Louis

Ballinger, PW & Franks, ED 2003, Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positions & Radiologic Procedures (3 volume set), 12th, Mosby, St Louis

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHYS 1017 Physics for Medical Radiation 2
HLTH 1026 Medical Radiation Clinical Human Anatomy
MEDI 2006 Pathology for Medical Radiation

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 13 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
Seminar 1 hour x 1 week

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
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Assignment 1500 words 15% -
Portfolio Ongoing 25% -
Examination - 60% 2 hours

Fees

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

Mrs Denise Ogilvie
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School of Health Sciences

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