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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5033

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
168223

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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

Advance knowledge of cardiac diseases, including congenital heart disease and the downstream effect of these diseases.

Course content

Congenital heart disease (including imaging in the pre and post-surgical patient), pericardial diseases (including pericarditis, tamponade and constriction), coronary artery disease (including coronary artery distribution, myocardial infarction and the complications of myocardial infarction), cardiac masses (including thrombus, tumours and vegetations), and cardiac involvement in systemic diseases including their effect on haemodynamics and cardiac function.

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
RADY 5032 Advanced Cardiac Haemodynamics

Corequisite(s)

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 Progess Report Continuous 10% -
Case study 2000 words 25% -
Assignment 1000 words 15% -
Examination 2 hours 50% -

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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