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GENA717 Generalist Medical Echocardiography

Principles of generalist-performed echocardiography, 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 Echocardiography
Paper code GENA717
Subject General Practice
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (16 February 2018 - 24 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,746.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,490.00

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Pre or Corequisite
GENA 718
GENX 717
Limited to
(i) Prerequisite or corequisite: Antegrade Ultrasound Solutions physics course. (ii) Includes three 3-day residential periods.
Enrolments for this paper are limited, and it requires departmental permission. View more information about limitations of enrolment.
Teaching staff
Jill Muirhead, Wendy Finnie, Matt Born, Garry Nixon
Paper Structure
A full-year paper, done in conjunction with GENA 718
Textbook recommendations will be provided during the paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Information literacy.
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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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1st Non standard period (16 February 2018 - 24 November 2018)

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system