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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5038

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
168206

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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

Provide the student with a sound knowledge of practical cardiac ultrasound scanning including appropriate use of instrumentation, patient care, measurements, reporting and advanced techniques to optimise the clinical diagnosis.

Course content

Development of an appropriate imaging strategy to perform cardiac ultrasounds safely and confidently in a clinical environment including using prior knowledge to extend the normal examination for various pathologies.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
RADY 5037 Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathology
RADY 5024 Professional Issues for Sonographers
RADY 5030 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation
RADY 5036 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Embryology

Corequisite(s)

The students must complete at least 200 cardiac ultrasound examinations per study period.

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
Clinical Progress Report Continuous 10% -
Case study 2000 words 35% -
Case study 3000 words 45% -
Practical Assessment - 10% -

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

School of Health Sciences

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