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GENA718 Generalist Medical Ultrasound

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

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 Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,857.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,363.00

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Pre or Corequisite
GENA 717 or GENX 717
GENX 718
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
The ultrasound course consists of two papers - GENA 717 and 718 - which are done in conjunction with each other.
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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Full Year

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