Provides advanced knowledge to enable image evaluation of the abdomen, the cardiovascular and respiratory systems across multiple imaging modalities with a systematic, critical approach. Also includes professional matters and Hauora Māori.
MEIM 401 is the compulsory paper for the PGDipMedical Imaging, open to graduates with a Medical Imaging degree.
|Paper title||Radiodiagnosis of Body Imaging|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,746.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$9,490.00|
- Limited to
- Limited to: PGCertMI, PGDipMI
- (i) Candidates must pass the paper before taking MEIM 402 or MEIM 403. (ii) Includes two compulsory five-day on-campus block courses in Christchurch.
- Learning Outcomes
- At completion students will be able to:
- Critically examine approaches for the selection of suitable imaging modalities as part of the patient's care pathway
- Demonstrate advanced understanding of anatomy for the selected anatomical systems and explain common pathologies and their risk factors and symptoms
- Evaluate the clinical course of a selected pathology and compared images from a choice of imaging modalities
- Illustrate an enhanced ability to analyse medical images logically, consider different diagnostic and management pathways with other clinicians and make informed decisions regarding patient care and personalised imaging
- Illustrate enhanced ability to communicate information, arguments and analyses effectively - orally and in writing - to a range of health care professionals
- Have a commitment to ongoing acquisition of new knowledge and new skills
- Display enhanced ability to apply specific skills in acquiring, organising, analysing, evaluating and presenting imaging and clinical information, in particular recognising increased prominence of digital-based activity
- Appreciate biculturalism within the framework of the Treaty of Waitangi and acquire knowledge and appreciation of multiculturalism and the ability to apply such knowledge in a culturally appropriate manner
- Critically analyse common medical ethical theories and ethical standards and display an ability to apply these with a sense of responsibility within the work place and community
- Paper Structure
- Lecture, discussion and reading programme, covering eight modules:
- Paediatric health
- Hauora MÄori
- Professional matters, including ethics and medicolegal issues
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Dr Alex McHaffie
Lecturer: Dr Aamir Raja
- Anatomy: Moore KL, Dalley AF, Agur AMR. Clinically oriented anatomy. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2013. ISBN-13: 9781451119459
- Embryology: Moore KL, Persaud TVN, Torchia MG. Before we are born: Essentials of embryology and birth defects. 8th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Health Sciences; 2012. ISBN-13: 9781437720013
- Pathology: Cross, SS. Underwood's pathology: A clinical approach. 6th ed. London: Elsevier Health Sciences; 2013. ISBN-13: 9780702046728
- Teaching Arrangements
- Two 5-day compulsory on-campus block courses in Christchurch during the first semester, plus online tutorials and email contact throughout the semester
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Ethics, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- More information link
- View more information on the Medical Imaging programme website
- Applicants must have an appropriate undergraduate qualification (ie Bachelor of Medical Imaging) or a comparable health sciences undergraduate qualification requiring at least three years of full-time tertiary study.