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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5035

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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
168282

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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
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

Provide the student with the advanced knowledge, skills and attitudes required to practice autonomously and responsibly with expert judgement and adaptability as an accredited medical sonographer, as described in the Australasian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR) Program Accreditation Guidelines.

Course content

Preparation of a clinical portfolio detailing and authenticating the student’s clinical knowledge and skills in cardiac or vascular sonography.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
Applies to IGSO and IMSO students in the Cardiac stream
RADY 5024 Professional Issues for Sonographers
RADY 5030 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation
RADY 5038 Clinical Applications of Echocardiography
RADY 5036 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Embryology
RADY 5037 Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathology
RADY 5033 Advanced Cardiac Pathology
RADY 5032 Advanced Cardiac Haemodynamics
Group 2
Applies to IGSO and IMSO students in the Vascular stream
RADY 5013 Abdominal Sonography
RADY 5016 Vascular Sonography
RADY 5024 Professional Issues for Sonographers
RADY 5030 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation
RADY 5034 Advanced Vascular Sonography
RADY 5036 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Embryology
RADY 5037 Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathology

Students must have completed at least 1800 clinical cardiac or vascular ultrasound examinations and be in a Cardiac or Vascular Sonography training position (directly relevant to their specialist stream), with placement details to be evidenced and confirmed prior to census date. This course can be completed alongside RADY 5033 (Cardiac students) or RADY 5034 (Vascular students) to fit with a study plan.

Corequisite(s)

Students must complete at least 200 cardiac or vascular ultrasound examinations (directly relevant to their specialist stream) per study period.

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
External (Online) - x 13 weeks

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
Learning Contract - Pass/Fail -
Practical examination - Pass/Fail 2.5 hours approx.
Practical Assessment - Pass/Fail -
Clinical Experience Record (continuous) - Pass/Fail -

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

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