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Clinical Radiology (CHI420)

Organisational Unit School of Health Professions
Credit Points 2
Availability MURDOCH: T2-internal (quota of 90 places)
Description This unit completes the clinical radiology components of the course, covering topics such as neoplasm and other diseases of bone and soft tissues.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; practical laboratories: 2 hours per week.
Other Learning Experiences Self-directed out-of-class assignment relating to radiographic lines of measurement.
Assessment THEORY EXAMINATION - 35%: Focuses on general knowledge, case scenarios, and clinical decision-making.
PRACTICAL EXAMINATION - 40%: Assesses your ability to identify, discuss, and/or differentiate clear examples of various pathologies.
SUMMATIVE (10%) AND FORMATIVE (0%) LAB QUIZZES: The summative assessment is a station-based practical format that will prepare you for the final practical exam. Formative assessments are primarily used as an alternative teaching tool to enhance skills and give you direct feedback on how well you are grasping the concepts.
X-RAY REPORT WRITING - 5%: Write an x-ray report on an assigned case.
LINES OF MENSURATION ASSIGNMENT - 10%: Assess various case scenarios to determine appropriate measurement protocols. This assignment will be reviewed during the final lecture.
Prerequisites Successful completion of BSc(Chiropractic) or permission of the Academic Chair.
Quota This unit is subject to quota. Quota is due to limited resources and space requirements. Preference will be given to students in the Bachelor of Chiropractic.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Clinical Radiology (CHI440) - as for CHI420 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Health Professions
Credit Points 3
Availability Not available this year
Timetabled Learning Activities
Quota This unit is not subject to quota.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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