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GENA718 Generalist Medical Ultrasound

Principles of generalist-performed ultrasound, its application to medical diagnosis and management, especially in an emergency or rural setting, to more accurately diagnose and appropriately manage medical problems.

Paper title Generalist Medical Ultrasound
Paper code GENA718
Subject General Practice
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (20 February 2017 - 24 November 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Pre or Corequisite
GENX 717 or GENA 717
Restriction
GENX 718
Limited to
PGCertCPU, PGDipRPHP
Notes
(i) Prerequisite or corequisite: Antegrade Ultrasound Solutions physics course. (ii) Includes three 3-day residential periods.
Paper Structure
The ultrasound course consists of two papers - GENA 717 and 718 - which are done in conjunction with each other.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper are limited, and require departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Contact
bron.hunt@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Jill Muirhead, Wendy Finnie, Garry Nixon and others.
Textbooks
Textbook recommendations will be provided in the course outline
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will demonstrate the ability to perform and understand ultrasound techniques and interpret images.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (20 February 2017 - 24 November 2017)

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