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MEDS20017 Medical Sonography Clinical Unit 4
Medical Sonography Clinical Unit 4
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General Information

Overview

This graduate clinical unit builds on the sonographic skills, knowledge and attitudes developed during Medical Sonography Clinical Unit 3. You will build on knowledge and attitudes developed during your studies to competently perform diagnostic scans in areas appropriate for an 'Entry Level Sonographer' (as described by the Australasian Sonography Association). You will evaluate findings to formulate a differential diagnosis and initiate further investigation when appropriate. You will solve complex diagnostic problems demonstrating understanding of a broad and coherent core body of sonographic knowledge.You will also behave professionally using interpersonal skills relevant to sonographic practice in accordance with CQUniversity postgraduate attributes and Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry requirements.

Details

Career Level: Postgraduate
Unit Level: Level 8
Credit Points: 18
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.375

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

PrerequisiteMEDS20016 Medical Sonography Clinical Unit 3Medical Sonography Clinical Unit 3 must have been successfully completed within the last twelve months. Should this time limit have elapsed the student must successfully complete one (or more) technical skill, professional behaviour and diagnostic knowledge-based assessment(s) after a period of technical skill/knowledge revision, as determined by the discipline lead or designate.

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 2 - 2022

Mixed Mode

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 16 May 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 - Student Unit Teacher Evaluation

Feedback

Students enjoyed the weekly tutorials and found them to be a great source of revision, they found the content to be easily relatable to their current clinical placement.

Recommendation

Consider continuing to provide the weekly interactive tutorials, to support the ongoing revision and learning of the students.

Feedback from Student feedback - Student Unit Teacher Evaluation

Feedback

Students felt that the UC provided plenty of clarification and reassurance.

Recommendation

Maintain student contact through regular emails, zoom tutorials and phone check in.

Feedback from Student feedback - Student Unit Teacher Evaluation

Feedback

Students found the comparative imaging, case studies, practice MCQ's and short answers provided during the tutorials, supported their learning in becoming competent sonographers.

Recommendation

Consider continuing to provide weekly case studies, image comparison, example MCQs and short answer questions to facilitate the student learning experience and outcomes.

Unit Learning Outcomes

Information for Unit Learning Outcomes has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 16 May 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

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Academic Integrity Statement

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