Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours (12 x approx. 3 hours per week engaged in online tutorials, lectures and exercises) |
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Not offered in 2016
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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.
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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 liver, spleen and sampling. Each topic will be covered in separate tutorials. The tutorials will be of a didactic nature with multiple still and video images to complement the text. Students will be required to obtain images from their clinical cases and reflect on these cases and images as part of the subject.
The anatomy and normal sonographic anatomy of the liver and spleen will be described and reviewed. The sonographic identification, description and interpretation of diseases processes of the liver and spleen will be explored. Sampling- the acquisition of a diagnostic cellular or biopsy sample is an essential skill in ultrasonography. In this tutorial. fine needle aspiration and biopsies- principles, limitations and execution of these techniques will be covered.
Each tutorial will be supplemented by self-assessment multiple choice questions that students must work through to reinforce and reiterate the learning points.
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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/courses|
Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Ultrasound Abdominal |
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