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MEIM411 Imaging Technology - Computed Tomography (CT)

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)
Paper code MEIM411
Subject Medical Imaging
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2019 have not yet been set
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Limited to
Limited to: PGCertMI, PGDipMI
Includes a compulsory five-day on-campus block course in Christchurch.

Dr Alex McHaffie

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:

  1. Critically examine approaches for the selection of suitable imaging modalities as part of the patient's care pathway
  2. Demonstrate advanced understanding of anatomy for the selected anatomical systems and explain common pathologies and their risk factors and symptoms
  3. Evaluate the clinical course of a selected pathology and compared images from a choice of imaging modalities
  4. 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
  5. Illustrate enhanced ability to communicate information, arguments and analyses effectively - orally and in writing - to a range of health care professionals
  6. Have a commitment to ongoing acquisition of new knowledge and new skills
  7. 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

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Not offered in 2019

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