What will I study?
What you will learn
The Graduate Diploma will provide you with the knowledge base necessary for diagnostic-level performance of echocardiography and interpretation.
Surface ultrasound techniques such as ultrasound-guided procedures and nerve blocks, and specialist specific applications such as vascular ultrasound examination.
As a student, you will:
Advance your knowledge of echocardiography
Gain a deeper knowledge of:
- anatomy and Doppler analysis
- valvular and aortic pathology
- echocardiography assessment
- transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE)
Develop your understanding of clinical ultrasound applications
Examine the role of ultrasound in a range of clinical situations relevant to perioperative and critical care practice.
Learn from rich and varied case studies
Discover how to formally report diagnostic echocardiography studies and benefit from a range of complex case studies.
You will need to obtain practical experience at your institution or attend hands-on workshops to supplement your knowledge base, alternatively you could enrol in any of our practical workshops, giving you access to our innovative simulator room.
The Graduate Diploma in Clinical Ultrasound is a 100-point program, designed to take one year if studying full time, or two years if undertaken part-time.
You must complete eight core subjects, each worth 12.5 points.
Part-time: two subjects per semester, an estimated 10 hours study time per week.
Full-time: four subjects per semester, an estimated 20 hours study time per week.
Sample course plan
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100 point program
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