Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ultrasound (Specialisation) - CH86
The new Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ultrasound offers qualified healthcare professional with the opportunity to extend your field of expertise to include the production and interpretation of a specific range of diagnostic ultrasound images. Specialisation options allow you to undertake postgraduate qualifications in medical ultrasound within your field of expertise.
1 years full-time, 2 years part-time
The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ultrasound is a professional course work qualification which will enable advanced level students or qualified healthcare professionals, such as doctors, paramedics, nurses, chiropractors, physiotherapists and podiatrists, to extend their field of expertise to include the production and interpretation of focused point of care diagnostic ultrasound images. The course is divided into clinical specialisations through the use of majors which align with the requirements of clinical practitioners in different fields.
|Core Units||1||Major Units||3|
|Term 1 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2019||Available Online|
|Basic Soft Tissue Ultrasound Imaging||3|
|Emergency Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS)||3|
|General Point of Care Ultrasound||3|
You are required to complete one compulsory core unit and three units from your chosen major. The majors include:
- Basic Soft Tissue Ultrasound Imaging
- Emergency Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS)
- General Point of Care Ultrasound
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.
CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.
|Bedside Cardiac Ultrasound for Point of Care (PoCUS)||MEDS20014||Completion of a clinical logbook of a specified number of cases signed by a suitably qualified assessor.|
|Procedural Ultrasound for Point of Care (PoCUS)||MEDS20015||Completion of a clinical logbook of a specified number of cases signed by a suitably qualified assessor.|
|Diagnostic Ultrasound for Point of Care (PoCUS)||MEDS20013||Completion of a clinical logbook of a specified number of cases signed by a suitably qualified assessor.|
Applicants are required to have a completed Bachelor Degree (or equivalent), in any science or health-related area, where the medium of instruction is English.
Have successfully completed at a minimum the following study at Bachelor Degree level in any science or health-related area (where the medium of instruction is English):
One year full time equivalent study in first year level units, AND
One year full time equivalent study in second year level or third year level units (in combination if required).
Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.
Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.
The Graduate Certificate of Clinical Ultrasound enables healthcare professionals, such as doctors, paramedics, physiotherapists, podiatrists, chiropractors and nurses to extend their field of expertise to include the production and interpretation of focused point of care diagnostic ultrasound images. This will see graduates enhancing their employment and career advancement opportunities as clinicians able to use focused point of care ultrasound. This course is not a pathway to becoming an accredited medical sonographer or echocardiographer.
|Fee Category||Full fee paying place|
|What is a Full Fee Paying Place||As a full fee paying students, you are required to pay full tuition fees for your course.|
|Fee Type||Tuition Fees|
|What is my tuition fee?||
Your tuition fees are charged per unit of study based on the credit point value of each unit.
|FEE-HELP and payment options||
FEE-HELP is the loan scheme provided the Australian Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees through a loan.
|Other Fees||You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.|
|Other study costs||You may have other study costs such as travel expenses related to residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying.|
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|Queensland||If you live in Queensland, apply directly to CQUniversity using the Apply Now button below.|
|Western Australia||If you live in Western Australia, apply via ApplyWA.|
|Other||If you live in a state not listed, apply directly to CQUniversity using the Apply Now button below.|