HMI202 - Foundation Principles and Application of Medical Imaging 3


2024 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

HMI104 and HMI105


HMI201 and HMI203

Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

A minimum of four hours per week of lectures, practical experience (simulation), practical experience (laboratory) activities and seminar (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

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