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Urinary Reproductive Tracts Lymph Nodes (VETS90041)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeVETS90041
Availability
Semester 1 - Online
Semester 2 - Online
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject will focus on the urinary and reproductive tracts and lymph nodes. Each topic will be covered in separate tutorials. The tutorials will comprise be of a didactic nature with multiple still and video images to complement the text. Students will be required to obtain images from their clinical cases and reflect on these cases and images as part of the subject

The normal anatomy and normal sonographic anatomy for each topic will be described and reviewed. The sonographic features of, description and interpretation of diseases processes of the urinary tract, reproductive tract and lymph nodes will be explored. Each tutorial will be supplemented by self-assessment multiple choice questions that students must work through to reinforce and reiterate the learning points.

Intended learning outcomes

At the completion of the subject, students should be able to;

  • Describe the normal sonographic findings of the urinary tract
  • Assess the urinary tract for sonographic abnormalities
  • Interpret the sonographic findings in diseases of the urinary tract
  • Describe the normal sonographic findings of the reproductive tract
  • Assess the reproductive tract for sonographic abnormalities and pregnancy
  • Recall the abdominal lymph nodes seen during abdominal ultrasound
  • Describe the normal sonographic findings of the lymph nodes
  • Assess lymph nodes for sonographic abnormalities
  • Interpret the sonographic findings of examination of the lymph nodes

Generic skills

Successful candidate will develop skills in problem solving, analysis and written and verbal communication.

Last updated: 14 August 2019