Course details

Module code

7RD516

Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date (usually)

October

Module description

About this module

This module is for:

The key themes explored within the module include the physical principles of ultrasound imaging, equipment design and function, image optimisation, interpretation of ultrasound appearances and ultrasound safety.

The module will be delivered through a blended learning approach that includes directed study and online distance learning materials supported by five themed on-campus study days and work based learning activities. In addition, you will require access to a suitable clinical placement for a recommended minimum of 14 hours (two days) per week supervised scanning practice for the duration of the module.

The module is normally completed alongside one of the clinical ultrasound modules. You must have access to a recommended minimum of two days per week supervised scanning practice with a named ultrasound mentor. 

Entry is subject to discussion with module leader and completion of a practice based agreement.

Who is this course for

All Health Professionals

Fees and funding

2018/19 Fees

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £900.

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact details

 
EnquiryEmailPhone
Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) lbr@derby.ac.uk +44 (0)1332 591992