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    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.

    About this paper

    Paper title Generalist Medical Ultrasound
    Subject General Practice
    EFTS 0.25
    Points 30 points
    Teaching period Full Year (Distance learning)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $3,103.25
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    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.

    Leigh-Ann Moir - Rural PG Administrator:

    Teaching staff

    Wendy Finnie
    Jo McCann
    Dr Matt Born
    Ellen Woodcock

    Paper Structure

    A full-year paper, completed in conjunction with GENA 717.

    Teaching Arrangements
    1. This Distance Learning paper is a combination of remote and in-person teaching
      (e.g., students are required to attend three 2-2.5-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 in the course outline.

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

    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.


    Full Year

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