BP321 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Radiations)

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Plan: BP321MI - Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Radiations)
Campus: Bundoora Campus

Learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes Statement

The program learning outcomes for this program reflect the professional capabilities for medical radiation practice developed by the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia (MRPBA professional capabilities).

Medical radiation practitioner (Standard 1)

  • Apply knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology to practice (1.a)
  • Use clinical information management systems appropriately (1.b)
  • Understand and apply the different methods of imaging and treatment (1.c)
  • Confirm the procedure according to clinical indicators (1.d)
  • Assess the patient’s/client’s capacity to receive care (1.e)
  • Implement techniques for patient/client stabilisation and reproducibility of procedures and outcomes (1.f)
  • Deliver patient/client care (1.g)
  • Apply knowledge of safe and effective use of medicines (1.h)
  • Perform magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (1.i)
  • Perform ultrasound imaging (1.j)

Diagnostic Radiographer (Medical Imaging) (Standard 1A)

  • Perform projection radiography examinations in a range of settings (1A.a)
  • Perform fluoroscopy and angiography examinations in a range of settings (1A.b)
  • Perform computed tomography (CT) imaging (1A.c)

Professional and Ethical Behaviour (Standard 2)

  • Practise in an ethical and professional manner, consistent with relevant legislation and regulatory requirements (2.a)
  • Provide each patient/client with dignity and care (2.b)
  • Take responsibility and accountability for professional decisions (2.c)
  • Advocate on behalf of the patient/client when appropriate (2.d)
  • Seek opportunities to progress the profession (2.e)

Communicator and collaborator (Standard 3)

  • Communicate clearly, sensitively and effectively with the patient/client and their family or carers (3.a)
  • Collaborate with other health practitioners (3.b)

Evidence-informed practitioner (Standard 4)

  • Resolve challenges through application of critical thinking and reflective practice (4.a)
  • Identify ongoing professional learning needs and opportunities (4.b)

Radiation safety and risk manager (Standard 5)

  • Perform and provide safe radiation practice (5.a)
  • Protect and enhance patient/client safety (5.b)
  • Implement quality assurance processes imaging or treating patients/clients (5.c)
  • Maintain safety of the workplace and associated environments (5.d)
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