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MEIM403 Radiodiagnosis of Head, Neck and Musculoskeletal System

Provides advanced knowledge to enable image evaluation of the head, neck and musculoskeletal system across multiple modalities with systematic, critical approach.

Paper title Radiodiagnosis of Head, Neck and Musculoskeletal System
Paper code MEIM403
Subject Medical Imaging
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,346.38
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,562.50

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Prerequisite
MEIM 401
Limited to
Limited to: PGCertMI, PGDipMI
Notes
Includes a compulsory five-day on-campus block course in Christchurch.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle

Provides advanced knowledge to enable image evaluation of the head, neck and musculoskeletal system across multiple modalities with systematic, critical approach.

MEIM 403 teaches the link between imaging findings and the patient's underlying pathophysiology. A range of common pathologies on various modalities are considered with respect to imaging findings and their underlying pathological process.

Paper title Radiodiagnosis of Head, Neck and Musculoskeletal System
Paper code MEIM403
Subject Medical Imaging
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
MEIM 401
Limited to
Limited to: PGCertMI, PGDipMI
Notes
Includes a compulsory five-day on-campus block course in Christchurch.
Teaching staff
Course Convener: Dr Alex McHaffie
Teaching Arrangements
To be advised
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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Paper Structure
This paper is organised as a lecture, discussion and reading programme.
Textbooks
To be advised
Contact
sam.gurney@otago.ac.nz
Eligibility
Applicants must have an appropriate undergraduate qualification (Bachelor of Medical Imaging) or a comparable Health Sciences undergraduate qualification requiring at least three years of full-time tertiary study (e.g. Bachelor of Radiation Therapy).
Learning Outcomes
At completion students will be able to:
  1. Critically examine approaches for the selection of suitable imaging modalities as part of the patient's care pathway
  2. Demonstrate advanced understanding of anatomy for the selected anatomical systems and explain common pathologies and their risk factors and symptoms
  3. Evaluate the clinical course of a selected pathology and compared images from a choice of imaging modalities
  4. Illustrate an enhanced ability to analyse medical images logically, consider different diagnostic and management pathways with other clinicians, make informed decisions regarding patient care and personalised imaging
  5. Illustrate enhanced ability to communicate information, arguments and analyses effectively, orally and in writing, to a range of health care professionals
  6. Have a commitment to ongoing acquisition of new knowledge and new skills
  7. 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
  8. Appreciate biculturalism within the framework of the Treaty of Waitangi; acquire knowledge and appreciation of multiculturalism and ability to apply such knowledge in a culturally appropriate manner
  9. 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

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle