Research in Medical Radiation Science (11475.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Medical Radiation||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Develop skills to search appropriate literature and other sources;
2. Critically evaluate and appraise medical radiation science literature using appropriate resources;
3. Articulate an awareness of the national and international issues pertaining to the moral, ethical, cultural, social, political and environmental responsibilities when reviewing and undertaking research;
4. Develop skills to assimilate and synthesise new information in scientific, health and medical radiation sciences research literature;
5. Scientifically, and effectively communicate research data using appropriate literacy, numeracy and information technology skills;
6. Critique the implications of research design and methodologies on evidence-based practice research and its impact on clinical practice; and
7. Develop intellectual curiosity that will lead to lifelong learning.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
Prerequisites11398 Introduction to Research in Health Sciences AND 10026 Physical Principles of MRS AND 10028 Radiographic Imaging 1 AND 10027 Radiation Biology and Dosimetry
CorequisitesMust be enrolled in 319JA Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Medical Imaging).
Assumed knowledgeUnderstanding of research methods, methodologies and basic statistics as well as an understanding of medical imaging.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||On-Campus||Dr Chandra Makanjee|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Dr Chandra Makanjee|
Brink, H., Van der Walt, C., & Van Rensburg, G. (2017). Fundamentals of research methodology for health care professionals (4th Ed). Juta and Company Ltd.
Polit D. F. & Beck C. T. (2017). Nursing research: Generating and assessing evidence for nursing practice (10th ed.). Philadelphia PA: Wolters Kluwer.
Gray, J.R., Grove, S.K., & Sutherland, S. (2017). Burns and Grove's the practice of nursing research: Appraisal, synthesis, and generation of evidence (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier
Manuscript assigned for group assessment submissions.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Special assessment requirements
To succeed in this unit, students need to be actively involved in the mandatory tutorials which scaffold to the completion of the assessment tasks.
Inclusion and engagement
This unit has mandatory scheduled tutorials.
Required IT skills
Refer to the Canvas site
Work placement, internships or practicums