This unit of study is a core subject in the pass pathway of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography). It is designed to enhance the ability of students to critically appraise information on advances in the field of medical radiation science from a variety of sources. Students will also gain an appreciation of the pathways and barriers to clinical translation of new imaging techniques by investigating an area of medical radiation science practice or theory, undertaking an analysis of the literature, and applying clinical reasoning and reflective processes to identify implications for clinical practice. Key learning objectives include the appraisal of research methodologies, interpreting current evidence and demonstrating knowledge of fundamental ethical considerations while conducting research.
4 hrs/week of seminars and tutorials for 8 weeks, online discussion and tasks
literature review (50%), structured reflection (20%), in-class quiz (30%)
Students will be provided with online resources