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Curtin University

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Bachelor of Science (Medical Radiation Science)

  • Bachelor

Learn to use medical radiation to help diagnose, treat and monitor medical conditions and provide cancer therapy.

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4 years full-time
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In person

About this course

Medical radiation science enables health professionals to diagnose, treat and monitor medical conditions and provide cancer therapy.

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What you will learn

  • apply discipline knowledge to undertake medical radiation science procedures in a safe and effective manner; develop clinical practices using evidence-based research
  • think critically and reflectively about factors for safe and effective patient outcome delivery including clinical information, physical parameters, and patient, equipment and environmental conditions
  • apply an inquiring approach to the management of patients and the assessment of medical radiation science procedural requirements and outcomes through identification, access, evaluation and synthesis of information from credible sources
  • communicate effectively and appropriately with different workplace, healthcare and patient groups, taking into account age, health condition and socio-cultural background
  • use equipment/instrumentation knowledge and available clinical information to assess the medical radiation procedure required to appropriately address the clinical challenge/question, recognising the advantages and limitations of available equipment/instrumentation to provide a safe and effective patient outcome
  • assess and critically evaluate information independently to remain informed and advance practice
  • demonstrate cognisance of current international standards and practices within the profession and apply these clinically
  • manage patient care in a manner that promotes respect for individuals, is socio-culturally sensitive and ethically appropriate
  • work effectively, ethically and cognisant of medico-legal boundaries within the interprofessional healthcare team; take responsibility for own actions

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