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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5037

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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
168222

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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
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

Provide students with a detailed knowledge of cardiovascular physiology, pathology, pharmacology, and haemodynamics.

Course content

Physiology of the heart including the electrical conduction, contraction and relaxation properties of the cardiac myocytes the role of cardiac myocytes. Basic pathology of the heart as well as the signs and symptoms of heart disease and the basics of cardiac pharmacology. Haemodynamic principles and calculations for estimation of intra-cardiac pressures, pressure gradients and stroke volumes as well as an introduction to left and right ventricular systolic and diastolic function.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
RADY 5024 Professional Issues for Sonographers
RADY 5030 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
RADY 5036 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Embryology

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
Quiz - 10% 1 hour
Assignment 1500 words 30% -
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
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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