HMI202 - Foundation Principles and Application of Medical Imaging 3


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Semester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in H309 - Bachelor of Medical Imaging

HMI104 and HMI105


HMI201 and HMI203

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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

A minimum of 150 hours over the semester undertaking teaching, learning and assessment activities for the unit, including a minimum of four hours per week of classroom based activities, simulation/laboratory activities and PBL sessions


This unit extends the knowledge acquired in year one of the Medical Imaging Course. It introduces the:

  • anatomy, physiology, pathology and radiographic pathology of the abdominopelvic cavity and its organs and systems;
  • anatomy of skull and facial bones; and
  • contrast media applications in medical imaging.

The unit emphasises:

  • radiographic and basic ultrasonographic anatomy;
  • radiographic presentations of physiological processes;
  • radiographic pathology;
  • contrast applications, distribution, elimination, complications and management;
  • diagnostic and interventional vascular imaging;
  • integration of the above in analysis of medical images in terms of:
    • image quality and contents;
    • diagnosis, differential diagnoses and complications;
    • need of complementary medical imaging examinations;
    • medical imaging assisted therapeutic procedures; and

Unit Fee Information

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