2.39902 RADIOGRAPHIC RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
This course is undertaken in the first semester of third year. It is a course designed specifically for introducing students to the imaging modality of ultrasound. Ultrasound is a computer based imaging modality used to diagnose a variety of soft tissues diseases including obstetrics and gynaecology cases. In this course, students learn the physics, instrumentation and the basic principles of ultrasound imaging. Students have the opportunity for hands on training at the PMGH radiology ultrasound room or at the O&G clinic before the end of the course. The course is at the preparatory level and graduates can apply and build on that knowledge and experience and some may choose to specialize in ultrasonography.
Contact hours: 6 hours per week (2 lectures/tutorial, lab practical)
Assessment: Tests, assignments, oral presentations (60%), final exam (40%).
Text: Hendrick, Hykes and Strachman, Ultrasound physics and instrumentation, 3rd ed. Mosby, Year Book Sander, (1991) Clinical Sonography, A Practical Guide, 2nd ed. Little Brown & Co.