Graduate Certificate in Medical Ultrasound
Course code: 3432 ~ Course abbreviation: GradCertMedUltra ~ Total credit points required: 24 ~ 2 semesters part-time ~ Managing faculty: Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Study mode and course location
Off-campus (Clayton - P/T only)
This course, offered by the Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, is intended for radiographers or other suitably qualified health professionals seeking to gain an understanding of the principles of ultrasound and study in a particular field of ultrasound.
A graduate from the Graduate Certificate in Medical Ultrasound will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following: human embryology, anatomy and pathophysiology relevant to sonographic imaging, the scientific concepts underpinning ultrasound modes; the potential biological consequences of ultrasound, optimisation of sonographic instrumentation and quality assurance. Graduates will gain further knowledge from completing at least two electives selected from the Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound clinical units that include the following areas; professional ethics, guidelines and standards for the conduct of clinical ultrasound, medico-legal issues, patient care and infection control; professional communication; and to be able to perform sonographic examinations in areas that may include; abdominal, pelvic, obstetric, vascular, musculoskeletal and small parts applications.
Select two from the following:
Assessment includes written assignments, theory and image recognition exams and clinical skills examinations.
Telephone: +61 3 9905 8635; email radiation email@example.com or visit http://www.med.monash.edu.au/radiography/postgrad/
Mr Paul Lombardo