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Professional Practice Radiography 1 - MRSC5001

Year - 2020

This unit of study introduces the student to the professional practice of diagnostic radiography of the chest and upper and lower limbs. The techniques covered will include routine procedures that the student will encounter in the clinical setting. Radiographic anatomy and pathology will be integrated with the corresponding radiographic techniques. This unit will apply evidenced based theory to practice and integrate applied sciences with imaging techniques. Students will be expected to supplement and broaden their learning experience by pre-reading class material and undertaking independent research on relevant topics.

2-hr in-class lecture, 2-hr in-lab practical, 1-hr image interpretation tutorial/week.

Pre-clinical practical test (30%), Image interpretation test (20%), final exam (50%)

Bontrager, K. L., and Lampignano, J. (2013). Textbook of radiographic positioning and related anatomy (8th ed.). St Louis: Elsevier Health Sciences.

Additional information
Pre-reading of material in advance of attendance is mandatory.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Clinical Imaging
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Terry Jones
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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