This unit of study examines the clinical application of computed tomography. It covers routine examinations of the head, body, spine and extremities. The adaptation of protocols for paediatric patients is also explored, as well as the principles and clinical applications of CT angiography. Patient preparation, and oral and IV contrast safety and administration will be examined and related to current best practice.
Online discussions and tasks (30%); Online presentation (30%); Weekly Quizzes (40%)
A Learning Management System (LMS) supports teaching in this unit. Lectures, reading materials, announcement and updates will be posted on the LMS site. You should go to the site at least twice a week.
The learning and assessment exercises in this unit assume students are current Medical Radiation Practitioners working in the field of CT at least two days per week.