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MO1027 - Remote Medical Imaging

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

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

This module builds rural generalist knowledge and skills in safe and effective clinical service delivery in context of the remote area operator team. Participants will identify Legislative Acts, map governance frameworks and articulate the challenges associated with the rural and remote context. Using the Quality Improvement models of audit and Plan Do Study Act, participants will conduct a review of x-ray operator image quality and plan the implementation of the review's recommendations.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe the legal framework and responsibilities for supervision of x-ray operators within the jurisdiction of practice and the challenges associated with the rural and remote context;
  • develop and plan Quality Improvement strategies, including audit, for review of x-ray operator images and to support operator skill development.
Prerequisites: MO1006Participants 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. This module requires an in person visit to a remote area operator site to conduct an audit.


Study Period 17, External
Census Date 09-Sep-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Anne Jones
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assessments 1) critical review (must pass). 2)quality improvement activity action plans and report.

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.