In this unit you will apply knowledge of patient safety, risk management and quality improvement in health care to undertake a limited clinical audit of a medical sonography department. You will examine reasons for adverse events identified, prioritise action and identify appropriate intervention as part of a quality improvement implementation strategy. You will apply quality assurance principles to a review of clinical report writing. As part of the clinical governance process you will evaluate your own professional performance and plan for your own continuing professional development.
|Unit Level||Not Applicable|
|Student Contribution Band||SCA Band 2|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.125|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
MEDS20002 Medical Sonography Clinical Course 3
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 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.
|1. Written 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.
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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:
Australasian Sonography Association Competency Standards for the Entry Level Sonographer
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|2 - Communication||•||•||•|
|3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills||•|
|5 - Self-management||•||•|
|6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility||•||•||•|
|7 - Leadership||•||•|
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