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MO1016 - Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST)

Credit points: 1
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the following professions: Medical Imaging.

This module supports participants knowledge and skill development in Focussed Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST). Participants will access theory and foundation resources in ultrasound imaging for the context of patient presentation following trauma. Participants will apply the principles of FAST scanning in their clinical context with a practical demonstration of their knowledge using a consenting volunteer subject. This module requires access to a qualified sonographer/s who can provide the participant with both observation and supervised practice opportunities. Supervision can take place in person or via video link.

Learning Outcomes

  • to perform non-time critical FAST scans to improve the health outcomes of consumers in rural and/or remote contexts, drawing on knowledge of sonographic anatomy, appearances, scanning techniques and process.

Subject Assessment

  • Assessment 1) Portfolio (must pass).
Prerequisites: Participants are responsible for ensuring they are practicing in accordance with the regulatory instruments of their specific allied health profession, within their own personal scope of practice and experience level and in accordance with the policies of their employer.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 14
Census Date 18-May-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 44 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 17
Census Date 12-Oct-2020
Workload expectations:
  • 44 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.