Courses & Units

Medical Radiation Instrumentation CXA202

Launceston

Note:

Offered alternate years

Introduction

This subject introduces the modalities and instrumentation used in medical radiation science professions.  Students are introduced to the modalities and instrumentation in the areas of Medical Imaging, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy.  The unit covers the different types of devices and techniques used in the professions, the instrumentation used to generate radiation, the production of images and therapies using radiation and an introduction to radiation biology.

Summary

Unit name Medical Radiation Instrumentation
Unit code CXA202
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Teaching staff

Dr D. Visentin (Co-ordinator) and other HS and DHHS staff

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 061501

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

  • Physics 5C or Physical Sciences 5C and Mathematics ( Mathematics Methods 5C, Mathematics Specialised 5C or Mathematics Applied 5C)

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 hrs Lectures per week (13 Weeks), 6 x 2 hour workshops, supplementary online exercises.

Assessment

 3 x reports (1000 words each) (10% each) Mid-semester test (20%), 3 hour final Theory Exam (50%)

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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