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Completion of a Clinical Portfolio to include summative clinical assessments.
Structured Oral and Practical Examination (SOPE).
This module can contribute towards the MSc Medical Ultrasound.
This level 7 (Masters level) module will enable you to explore the efficiency and efficacy of ultrasound practice of general medical ultrasound. Professional practice forms an integral part of the module, thus facilitating the application of theoretical principles to practice.
This module provides you with an academic foundation in order to undertake the practice of medical ultrasound in a professional manner within an ethical and legal framework. It also includes interpersonal skills, the principles of verbal and written reporting concurrent with approaches to decision making and accurate record keeping.
The module syllabus typically includes:
Paediatric ultrasound techniques
Legal and ethical issues
Professional and employment issues relating to General Medical Ultrasound practice
You must be working in a relevant area of ultrasound practice, and have either completed or be enrolled on a relevant physics or the Fundamentals of Ultrasound Technology module, by agreement with the module leader
The aim of this 30 credit General Medical Ultrasound in Practice module is to provide you with the knowledge base to become a proficient practitioner in the field of general medical ultrasound.Â
Learning and Teaching
Scheduled learning constitutes 112 hours of the overall module total, and includes lectures, seminars, tutorials, demonstrations, practical classes and workshops; external visits; work based learning; supervised practise time in scanning room.
Independent learning includes a minimum of 188 hours engaged with activities such as essential reading, case study preparation, assignment preparation and completion, computer assisted learning; simulator scanning, reflection on learning.
Placement learning includes clinical practice placements are negotiated and organised by the student, but should include a minimum of 15 hours a week of supervised scanning for the duration of the module.
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30 credit level 7 module
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