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Computed Tomography A - MRTY5040

Year - 2020

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.

Additional information
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.




Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Clinical Imaging
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 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: Mrs Suzanne Hill
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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