Subject RADI90004 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 16.66
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 4 and half hours of lectures per week plus the remainder of time spent in an accredited hospital Radiology Department working as Radiology registrar
Total Time Commitment: Not available

Medical Degree, a minimum of two years HMO training and students must be accepted at an accredited training hospital in Victoria for the 5 year Radiology Registrar training programme. Students may elect to study MMed Radiology in the second year of the programme. MMed Radiology runs concurrently with the RANZCR Radiology Training program.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: Medical Degree, minimum of two years HMO.
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit:


Ms Michelle Sundakov
Subject Overview:

Radiology Training includes two years lecture and tutorial program and a revision program at the commencement of the third year covering radiodiagnosis, pathology and anatomy of the body’s systems, including radiography, angiography, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine.

Learning Outcomes: On completion of the subject, students acquire a defined body of knowledge and procedural skills which will be used to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and to make appropriate clinical decisions. The subject endeavours to develop students' analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to function as effective diagnostic radiologists. Candidates are expected to adapt their cognitive and observation skills to enable accurate interpretation of the various medical imaging modalities employed in modern radiology. The subject aims to ensure that the qualified radiologist will continue to keep up to date with new developments in imaging, and make learning, teaching and research a part of the professional career. Candidates will be able to collaborate effectively with other health professionals for the provision of optimal patient care, education and research.
Assessment: MMed examination (Oral and Written) is held in the first quarter of the third year.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Medicine (Radiology)

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