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MTEC704 Cardiovascular Technology

An understanding of the principles underlying the measurement of cardiovascular function, the interpretation of cardiovascular data, and therapeutic use of advanced cardiology technology.

This paper is part of the Postgraduate Diploma, which extends on from MTEC 702 and the Postgraduate Certificate for those working in cardiology. It has a focus on cardiac arrhythmia, heart failure and ischemic heart disease and the key tools used in the diagnosis and management of these conditions.

Paper title Cardiovascular Technology
Paper code MTEC704
Subject Medical Technology
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Prerequisite
MTEX 702 or MTEC 702
Restriction
MTEX 704
Limited to
PGDipMedTech
Eligibility
For those who are currently working as a provisional cardiac physiologist.
Contact
Hannah Douglass: hannah.douglass@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: Associate Professor Peter Larsen
Lecturers: Graham Orsbourn and Dr Angela Campbell
Paper Structure
There are four main modules, and students will be have assessments within each module. The modules are:
  • Ambulatory monitoring and stress testing
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Manometry and haemodynamic measurement
  • Cardiac implantable devices
Teaching Arrangements
There will be either two 3-day residential courses or one 4-day residential course at the Wellington campus. The residential courses are compulsory.
Textbooks
There is no required textbook for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper involves the understanding of the principles underlying the measurement of cardiovascular function, the interpretation of cardiovascular data and therapeutic use of advanced cardiology technology.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

An understanding of the principles underlying the measurement of cardiovascular function, the interpretation of cardiovascular data, and therapeutic use of advanced cardiology technology.

This paper is part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Technology (PGDipMedTech) endorsed in Cardiology, which extends on from MTEC 702 and the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Technology (PGCertMedTech)for those working in cardiology. It has a focus on cardiac arrhythmia, heart failure and ischemic heart disease and the key tools used in the diagnosis and management of these conditions.

Paper title Cardiovascular Technology
Paper code MTEC704
Subject Medical Technology
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
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
MTEX 702 or MTEC 702
Restriction
MTEX 704
Limited to
PGDipMedTech
Eligibility
For those who are currently working as a provisional cardiac physiologist.
Contact
Hannah Douglass: hannah.douglass@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor: Associate Professor Peter Larsen
Lecturers: Graham Orsbourn and Dr Angela Campbell
Paper Structure
There are four main modules, and students will be have assessments within each module. The modules are:
  • Ambulatory monitoring and stress testing
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Manometry and haemodynamic measurement
  • Cardiac implantable devices
Teaching Arrangements
There will be either two 3-day residential courses or one 4-day residential course at the Wellington campus. The residential courses are compulsory.
Textbooks
There is no required textbook for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper involves the understanding of the principles underlying the measurement of cardiovascular function, the interpretation of cardiovascular data and therapeutic use of advanced cardiology technology.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard