CT technology and application to practice including detectors, Fourier reconstruction, algebraic reconstruction and iterative methods, safety and dose reduction, contrast agents, post-processing, and image display. Evolving techniques are also addressed.
|Paper title||Imaging Technology - Computed Tomography (CT)|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for 2019 have not yet been set|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- Limited to: PGCertMI, PGDipMI
- Includes a compulsory five-day on-campus block course in Christchurch.
Dr Alex McHaffie firstname.lastname@example.org
Course under development
- Teaching staff
Dr Alex McHaffie
To be advised
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
At completion students will be able to:
- Critically examine approaches for the selection of suitable imaging modalities as part of the patient's care pathway
- Demonstrate advanced understanding of anatomy for the selected anatomical systems and explain common pathologies and their risk factors and symptoms
- Evaluate the clinical course of a selected pathology and compared images from a choice of imaging modalities
- Illustrate an enhanced ability to analyse medical images logically, consider different diagnostic and management pathways with other clinicians and make informed decisions regarding patient care and personalised imaging
- Illustrate enhanced ability to communicate information, arguments and analyses effectively - orally and in writing - to a range of health care professionals
- Have a commitment to ongoing acquisition of new knowledge and new skills
- Display enhanced ability to apply specific skills in acquiring, organising, analysing, evaluating and presenting imaging and clinical information, in particular recognising increased prominence of digital-based activity