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RAD3041

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

8 points, SCA Band 2, 0.1666667 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton Term 2 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Marilyn Baird

Synopsis

Participation in computed tomography (CT) examinations of the head, chest, spine, abdomen and musculo-skeletal body regions under supervision. Further experience in radiographic examinations involving modification of general and advanced radiographic methods, techniques and other procedural variables. Quality assurance procedures in CT.

Objectives

Through appropriate supervised clinical experience, students will extend the clinical knowledge, understanding and skills in the medical imaging modality of computed tomography as addressed in RAD3011 (Medical imaging and methods 2 (CT) and digital image processing 2). Students will commence the development of clinical professional skills and proficiencies, patient assessment, procedural technique, clinical problem solving and legal considerations consistent with the requirements of CT. In relation to general radiographic practice, students will continue the ongoing development of clinical professional skills and proficiencies with experience of increasing complexity or difficulty of examination determined by either patient status, procedural technique, patient and professional communication, image evaluation and supplementary examination, organisational or legal obligations.

Assessment

Clinical procedural record: 30%
Medical imaging clinical skills' examinations: 50%
Professional development portfolio: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Marilyn Baird

Co-requisites

Only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Radiography and Medical Imaging.