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MEDS20008 Advanced Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Upper Body
Advanced Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Upper Body
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General Information

Overview

This unit advances your clinical practice in the field of musculoskeletal ultrasound of the upper body. You will deepen your knowledge and understanding of sonographic anatomy, pathophysiology and dynamic function of the musculoskeletal systems in the upper body. You will appreciate the role of ultrasound in clinical assessment, and patient management, including interventional procedures. To successfully complete this unit you will need access to musculoskeletal ultrasound examinations in the clinical context. This unit includes an optional residential school comprising practical training in advanced upper body musculoskeletal ultrasound.

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).

Residential Schools

This unit has a Optional Residential School for distance mode students and the details are:
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Class and Assessment Overview

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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 Student feedback via Moodle "Have your say".

Feedback

Students found the written assessment challenging but appropriate for the unit.

Recommendation

Continue to include a written assessment task in this unit. Ensure adequate scaffolding of strategies for 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.

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Feedback

Students reported that different lecturing styles between lecturers, ensured all learning styles were catered for.

Recommendation

Continue to provide lecture resources from a variety of academics and industry experts to cater to different learning styles of students.

Feedback from Student feedback via Moodle "Have your say".

Feedback

Students appreciated the in-depth knowledge and expert academic input.

Recommendation

Continue to use industry experts to provide lectures or tutorials within this unit.

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Feedback

It has been suggested by students to include more clinical scanning videos to demonstrate dynamic testing of musculoskeletal structures.

Recommendation

Develop some small videos demonstrating dynamic manouvres performed under ultrasound control.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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