2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Introduces students to the use and interpretation of diagnostic imaging and laboratory modalities in the assessment of clients. Students will learn through case based studies.
Scientific principles and safety of diagnostic imaging modalities
- Plain film radiography
- Computed tomography
- Magnetic resonance imaging
- Diagnostic ultrasound
- Other techniques
- Radiographic views and anatomy
- Systematic interpretation of diagnostic imaging for lower limb conditions
- Referral for diagnostic imaging
- Laboratory and hospital investigations
- Integration of diagnostic imaging and laboratory investigations in the assessment of a patient
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||explain the scientific principles of diagnostic imaging techniques and laboratory investigations||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||interpret laboratory investigations, diagnostic imaging and reports in the assessment of lower limb conditions||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate use of diagnostic ultrasound in the assessment of lower limb conditions||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||demonstrate appropriate referral for diagnostic imaging in the assessment of lower limb conditions||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||formulate conclusions regarding a patient’s health through integration of patient history, physical examination, and findings of diagnostic imaging and other assessments||Intellectual rigour|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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