During this clinical unit you will apply and expand on knowledge and skills previously learned both on campus and during your previous placements.You will further develop your clinical skills in general radiography to include adaptation to a range of patient types and imaging environments. You will develop clinical skills in computed tomography and theatre fluoroscopy. You will further develop your decision-making skills and use your knowledge of image evaluation to assess images from a wide range of procedures for technical sufficiency. You will use reflective practice to assist in your development as an imaging professional. At all times you will work within the profession's Code of Conduct and your scope of practice.
|Student Contribution Band||SCA Band 2|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.375|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
MEDI13001 Science and Instrumentation 3, and
MEDI13002 Imaging Procedures 3, which must have been successfully completed within the last twelve months. If this twelve month period has been exceeded, the student must undergo a formal refresher of technical and professional skills.
MEDI13004 Medical Imaging Clinical Course 2 and
MEDI13006 Imaging Procedures 4. If the student has completed MEDI13006 more than twelve months prior to commencing MEDI13005, the student must undergo a formal refresher of technical and professional skills.
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).
|Class Timetable||View Unit Timetable|
|Residential School||No Residential School|
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).
Each 18-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 37.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 450 hours for the unit.
|1. Professional Practice Placement||0%|
|4. Written Assessment||0%|
|5. Practical Assessment||0%|
|6. Practical Assessment||0%|
This is a pass/fail (non-graded) unit. To pass the unit, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.
All University policies are available on the Policy web site, however you may wish to directly view the following policies below.
This list is not an exhaustive list of all University policies. The full list of policies are available on the Policy web site .
Term 2 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.5 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 12.5% response rate.
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.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA) Professional Capabilities for Medial Radiation Practice:
Domains: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.1a, 5.2a, 5.3a
|Assessment Tasks||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Professional Practice Placement||•||•|
|2 - Portfolio||•||•|
|3 - Portfolio||•|
|4 - Written Assessment||•|
|5 - Practical Assessment||•||•||•||•||•|
|6 - Practical Assessment||•||•||•|
|Graduate Attributes||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Communication||•||•||•|
|2 - Problem Solving||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Critical Thinking||•||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Information Literacy||•||•||•||•|
|5 - Team Work||•||•|
|6 - Information Technology Competence||•||•||•|
|7 - Cross Cultural Competence||•||•||•|
|8 - Ethical practice||•||•||•||•|
|Assessment Tasks||Graduate Attributes|
|1 - Professional Practice Placement||•||•|
|2 - Portfolio||•||•||•|
|3 - Portfolio||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Written Assessment||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|5 - Practical Assessment||•||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|6 - Practical Assessment||•||•||•||•||•||•|