COURSE INFORMATION

DATES AVAILABLE

Study period 5

CONTACT HOURS

Online

MODE

Online

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Qualified Nuclear Medicine Technologists who are seeking an EPA licence to operate SPECT/CT and PET/CT equipment in a clinical setting.

FEES

Full course: $2,000

LOCATION

Online

Course overview

The UniSA Professional Certificate in CT and PET Imaging is designed prepare students for clinical experience in Computed Tomography (CT) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) hybrid imaging.

It will also provide a broad knowledge base of advanced CT procedures.

This course is designed for qualified Nuclear Medicine Technologists who are seeking an EPA licence from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to operate SPECT/CT and PET/CT equipment in a clinical setting, but who were not provided with knowledge around these new technologies as part of their undergraduate degree.

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Why the Professional Certificate in CT and PET Imaging?

This program is a rigorous and up-to-date education program with theory linked to application which will benefit both individuals and organisations in a variety of ways.

Individual benefits

  • Apply knowledge previously acquired in medical radiation science and demonstrate a knowledge of the principles, instrumentation, clinical applications, imaging protocols; data acquisition and image evaluation of CT and PET/CT hybridystems for current routine and advanced procedures
  • Interpret and evaluate CT, PET and PET/CT images, in terms of anatomy, physiology and pathology and linking these findings with the procedural protocol required to produce such images
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the principles of image co-registration , image fusion, attenuation correction and the application to diagnosis and treatment
  • Demonstrate image manipulation of CT and PET images in applied procedures
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of quality assurance procedures relating to CT and PET

 

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Organisational benefits

  • Prepares staff members for clinical experience in Computed Tomography (CT) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET)/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) hybrid imaging

  • It also provides a broad knowledge base of advanced CT procedures

  • Allows qualified Nuclear Medicine Technologists who are seeking an EPA licence from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to operate SPECT/CT and PET/CT equipment in a clinical setting

 

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Course structure

This course is an online external delivery over 6 weeks.

Course preparation reading material will be sent to students enrolled before the commencement of the course.

Assessment

  • Workbook 2000 words
  • Case study 1500 words
  • Examination 2.5 hours

Examination is scheduled during the official University exam period. Assessments will need to be completed by this date.

 

How to apply

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Additional information

Cancellation policy

The University of South Australia reserves the right to cancel events and issue refunds.  In the event that an attendee cannot attend, a substitute is welcome to attend in their place.  No refunds will be given unless 21 days notice is given in writing prior to the date of the planned event. If less than 21 days the fee can be used for the same course at a later stage, or another course of the same value.

Refund policy

Up to course commencement: 85% refund.

From course commencement date: no refund. However, a substitute person from the same organisation may be nominated.