Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours (12 x approx. 3 hours per week engaged in online tutorials, lectures and exercises) |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 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 course are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Student Equity and Disability Support Team: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Cathy Beck
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in the Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Ultrasound - Abdominal. This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
This subject will focus on the importance of the correct use of the ultrasound machine controls and guide the candidate in learning how to control their own machine to create an optimal image.
The general principles of the ultrasound examination – this topic will include image formation and artefacts- how to recognise the artefacts and how to minimise those which impede image interpretation. There will be specific instruction on the “ultrasound report” and the importance of the description of findings and then the interpretation of these findings in light of the patients other clinical information.
FAST- focused assessment with sonology for triage: the use of ultrasound in the emergency situation. In this tutorial the principles of the AFAST (abdominal) and TFAST (thoracic) will be covered.
At the completion of the subject, students should be able to;
Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound 3 rd Ed Nyland and Mattoon
Text and Atlas of Small Animal Ultrasonography 2 nd Ed Penninck and D’Anjou
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Successful candidate should develop skills in problem solving, analysis and written and verbal communication.
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/courses|
Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Ultrasound Abdominal |
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