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Imaging Through the Lifespan - MRTY3119

Year - 2020

This core UOS includes content and case studies that span from foetal imaging to forensic imaging. The learning will be built around important imaging pathways for distinct patient ages and presentations. This includes: the use of ultrasound, especially for foetal and neonatal patients; the use of fluoroscopic imaging, especially for infant and paediatric imaging; plain radiographic imaging and specialised spinal imaging for scoliosis and kyphosis from infants to adolescents; comparative imaging, especially for elderly patients including bone mineral density quantification; mortuary and forensic imaging for all ages. The cases will examine the optimisation and justification for the use of non-ionising and ionising radiation imaging, the effects of dose on paediatrics as well as the sensitivities and adapatation needed for frail, young and elderly patients. The specific issues of advocacy, consent and imaging of patients of all ages, including deceased patients, will be addressed.

2-hrs per week

Mid-semester quiz (20%), poster presentation with group and individual components (30%), 1 x 2 hr exam (50%)




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: Senior
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: Ms Amanda Punch
HECS Band: 2
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