|Area of Study||Type of Course||Level of Study|
|Clinical Ultrasound||Award||Graduate Certificate|
|Course||Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ultrasound|
|Partner Faculty||Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS)|
|Background||The introduction of echocardiography has made a dramatic impact on patient management in the peri-operative, critical care, emergency medicine, surgery and internal medicine environments. |
The Graduate Certificate of Clinical Ultrasound course is designed to cater to different craft groups and in subject two the student is able to choose to study either the ICU module or the anaesthesia module.
At completion of the Certificate, students can choose to exit or proceed with the Graduate Diploma of Clinical Ultrasound. Similarly, at completion of the Diploma students can undertake the Masters qualification.
|Description||The Certificate course has a focus on basic transthoracic echocardiography an introduction to transesophageal echocardiography and surface ultrasound uses, such as vascular access, nerve blocks and trauma ultrasound.|
|Teaching team||The Clinical Ultrasound Group at the University of Melbourne, led by Professors Alistair Royse and Colin Royse.|
|Delivery Mode||The course is 1 semester full-time or 2 semesters part-time via distance education. A semester duration is 12 weeks. For students completing full-time there will be four subjects per semester, and for part-time, two subjects per semester. Subjects must be taken in sequence.|
|Entry Requirements||An undergraduate medical degree in English, sufficient to practise as a medical practitioner, such as MBBS or equivalent degrees, as a minimum entry requirement. |
Meet the English language requirements of the University of Melbourne. International Medical Graduates are also expected to meet the English language requirements of the Medical Board of Australia (an IELTS score of 7 in all four elements - reading, writing, listening and speaking).
|Subjects||Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ultrasound 50 points |
|Assessment||There are two components that make up the examination aspect of the courses. |
|Other Information||Broadband internet access is a course requirement as the course is administered online and via email.|
|Key Dates||Semester 1, 2017 |
|Course Fees||Fees for 2017 are $2,050 per 12.5 point subject. Fees are subject to an annual increase.|
|Fee Inclusions||All Graduate courses are delivered online and require no contact hours. Course materials can be read on iPad, Android or Windows tablet devises or alternatively they can be read on a computer using a web browser.|
|FEE HELP||Fee-Help is a loan from the Australian Government to cover tuition fees and is available to Australian Citizens only.|
|How to Apply||Applications for Semester 1, 2017 are now closed.|
|Related Award Courses||Graduate Diploma in Clinical Ultrasound |
Master of Clinical Ultrasound
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