This course prepares the student for the clinical workplace through the development of skills in scanning techniques for the abdomen, pelvis and superficial structures. Students will be required to demonstrate the skills, knowledge and professional behaviours needed to work in a clinical setting, and will be assessed within a simulated environment. This course prepares students for entry into the clinical environment using the Assessment of Readiness for Clinical tool (ARC) in conjunction with other assessment tasks.
|Student Contribution Band||SCA Band 2|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.25|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
MEDS12002 - Abdominal Ultrasound
MEDS12003 - Superficial Structures in Ultrasound
MEDS12001 Physics of Ultrasound
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).
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|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 12-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 25 hours of study per week, making a total of 300 hours for the unit.
|1. Practical Assessment||0%|
|2. On-campus Activity||0%|
|3. Written Assessment||0%|
|4. Online Quiz(zes)||0%|
|5. In-class Test(s)||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.
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No previous feedback available
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:
The learning outcomes for this course relate to the requirements of the Australian Sonographers Association Competency Standards for the Entry Level Sonographer .
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|3 - Written Assessment||•||•|
|4 - Online Quiz(zes)||•|
|5 - In-class Test(s)||•|
|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||•||•||•|
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|4 - Online Quiz(zes)||•||•||•||•||•|
|5 - In-class Test(s)||•||•|