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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5034

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
168205

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

Develop advanced skills and knowledge required for vascular sonography.

 

 

Course content

Anatomy of the peripheral vascular system including the internal and external cranial and abdominal vascular tree; knowledge of advanced vascular ultrasound techniques and non-imaging tests that complement vascular laboratory requirements; surgical mapping and implications for follow-up investigations; vascular ultrasound of organ transplants; the use of ultrasound in partnership with other diagnostic imaging modalities.

Textbook(s)

-, Online resources will be advised

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 2
IGSO/IMSO Vascular stream students
RADY 5013 Abdominal Sonography
RADY 5016 Vascular Sonography
RADY 5024 Professional Issues for Sonographers
RADY 5030 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation
RADY 5036 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Embryology
RADY 5037 Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathology

Students need to meet the requirements of one of the following prerequisites: IMSO General stream prerequisite - Students must be an Accredited Medical Sonographer or equivalent IGSO/IMSO Vascular stream students - See courses listed IGSO/IMSO (Vascular) students must be in a Vascular Sonography training position. Placement details are to be evidenced and confirmed prior to census date.

Corequisite(s)

IGSO/IMSO (Vascular) students must complete at least 200 vascular ultrasound examinations per study period. IMSO (General) students must be engaged in ultrasound procedures for a minimum of 200 hours.

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
External (Online) - x 13 weeks
Workshop (On Campus - Optional) 7 hours 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
Assessment plan 1000 Words 10% -
Quiz Ongoing 20% -
Examination 2 hours 50% -
Reflection 2000 words 20% -

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.

Non-award enrolment
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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

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