Bone Mineral Density (DXA) Off Campus Learning Course
Approved by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
The course will be structured to conform to a modular format with registrants completing a module every 2 weeks for 14 weeks. A non-compulsory on-campus workshop will also be organised.
Course materials will comprise paper based lecture notes written by local experts in the field, references to the recommended textbook, at least one relevant article from the literature and references for further reading. The course materials will be delivered to students one week prior to official start of the course.
The Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences will issue a Certificate of Course Completion upon successful completion of all the assessment tasks.
Admission criteria and course fees
Radiographers holding a Statement of Accreditation from the Australian Institute of Radiography and with access to clinical experience in the field of Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD) will be eligible for admission to the course. Practitioners in BMD holding other professional qualifications within the field of medical radiation science e.g. Nuclear Medicine Technologists, will also be eligible for admission to the course. Other practitioners in BMD will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The course fees inclusive of the non-compulsory on-campus workshop will be $1,200.00.
Management of the course
Responsibility for the delivery of the course materials lies with Mrs Alison Evans (M HSc, Certificate of Specialisation in Bone Mineral Densitometry (University of Sydney), ISCD qualification.
Aim and objectives
The course aims to provide practitioners working in the field of BMD with an introduction of its theoretical basis. Upon successful completion of the course, practitioners will have developed knowledge and understanding of:
Registrants will complete a Clinical Workbook which will be constructed to allow them to demonstrate application of the clinical context of the theory modules. In addition, registrants will have the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge through a short test submitted with the clinical workbook.
No refunds are available
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Phone: 03 9905 8196