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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5032

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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
168241

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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 students with detailed knowledge of cardiac haemodynamics and the application of this to complex valvular disease.

Course content

Haemodynamic principles and calculations for estimation of valve area, regurgitant volumes and the correct application of the PISA method as well as valvular stenosis/ regurgitation, prosthetic valves (including percutaneous valves), valve repair and complications of valvular disease. Diseases of the aorta will also be covered.

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)

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 1000 words 20% -
Assignment 1500 words 20% -
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.

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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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