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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 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,018.75
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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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.

Leigh-Ann Moir - Rural PG Administrator:

Teaching staff

Wendy Finnie
Jo McCann
Matt Born
Ellen Woodcock

Paper Structure

A full-year paper, done in conjunction with GENA 718.

Teaching Arrangements
  1. This Distance Learning paper is a combination of remote and in-person teaching
    (e.g., students are required to attend three 3-day in-person residential workshops.)
  2. The Antegrade Physics component is run as a separate distance learning paper. Please note that this is invoiced separately to your University fees.

Textbook recommendations will be provided during the paper.

Please note: The Antegrade Ultrasound Solutions physics course is an additional cost to course fees.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Information literacy.
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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Full Year

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