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MEDS20007 Advanced Paediatric Ultrasound
Advanced Paediatric Ultrasound
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General Information

Overview

This unit will cover the role of sonography to evaluate conditions to guide the safe management of paediatric patients within an ethical framework of family-centred practice. You will develop knowledge regarding indications for sonographic imaging, advanced sonographic protocols using existing and emerging technology, and how to differentiate between normal and abnormal sonographic appearances. This knowledge will allow you to enhance your advanced sonographic imaging practices related to paediatric patients, interpret sonographic findings and sonographically guide interventions undertaken in the radiology department.

Details

Career Level: Postgraduate
Unit Level: Level 9
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

There are no requisites for this unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 1 - 2022

Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

Information for Class and Assessment Overview has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 10 January 2022
Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from Unsolicited student email

Feedback

Students appreciated the help provided during tutorials and via email correspondence, related to the written assessment.

Recommendation

Continue to support students regarding the written assessment in tutorials and via email correspondence. Consider developing a ‘writing circle’ for students, to discuss sections of written assessment and allow for peer and tutor review in real time.

Feedback from "Have your say" on Moodle

Feedback

Students commented that it was very helpful having an industry guest expert at an interactive zoom tutorial.

Recommendation

Continue to make available where appropriate, industry experts at interactive tutorials.

Feedback from "Have your say" on Moodle

Feedback

The lectures provided by industry experts (specialist paediatric sonographers) were helpful to student learning.

Recommendation

Continue to use lectures provided by industry experts.

Feedback from "Have your say" on Moodle

Feedback

Students found the online test challenging.

Recommendation

Provide practice online test questions and model answers consistently throughout the term to ensure students are well prepared for this test and ensure regular interaction with unit content.

Feedback from "Have your say" on Moodle

Feedback

Students found the written assessment challenging, particularly adhering to academic writing expectations and conventions.

Recommendation

Continue to include a written assessment task in this unit. Ensure adequate scaffolding of students in terms of academic writing, which they find challenging. Provide clear expectations of academic writing at an AQF level 9 when unpacking the assessment task for students.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Information for Unit Learning Outcomes has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 10 January 2022
Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

Information for Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes has not been released yet.

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Textbooks and Resources

Information for Textbooks and Resources has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 10 January 2022
Academic Integrity Statement

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This unit profile has not yet been finalised.