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Breast Imaging A - MRTY5106

Year - 2020

This unit will provide an integration of mammography theory and practice and includes: the context of breast cancer and breast screening; fundamentals of mammography, both digital and film/screen; radiation physics; positioning techniques; and radiographer -patient interaction. An overview of emerging technologies in breast cancer detection is also provided.


Online discussion activities (15%), case study (30%), reflective portfolio (55%)

Heywang-Köbrunner, S. H., Schreer, I., and Barte, S. (2014). Diagnostic breast imaging: mammography, sonography, magnetic resonance imaging, and interventional procedures (Third ed.). Stuttgart; New York: Thieme.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Clinical Imaging
Study Mode: Online
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
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Jillian Clarke
HECS Band: 2
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