Faculty of Information Technology
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This unit will examine ICT and the hardware infrastructure that underpins secure delivery of the software applications and the robustness required to deliver modern health services. Picture Archive and Communication Systems (PACS) and Radiology Information Systems (RIS) are two health applications to be covered more in depth, together with an overview of other health related software applications such as the Electronic Patient Record (EPR). Students will also explore project and change management principles and learn how they can be applied more specifically to advanced medical radiation practice.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
3 x Medical imaging data management case based assignments (30% each). The deliverables incorporates 1,500 words report for each and a 200 words Wiki-based reflection exercise (10% of the assessment).
2 x Online quizzes (10%)
Off-campus: 6 hours per week of direct engagement in the learning materials and 6 hours of self-directed study for 12 weeks.
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