Image guided therapy is the use of any form of medical imaging to plan, perform, and evaluate therapeutic interventions (these include surgery, radiation therapy and medication). While the emphasis lies in oncology, there are a broad array of other applications. Image guided therapy techniques help to make interventions less invasive and more precise. In the context of this subject, the focus will be on the state-of -the-art imaging technologies that comprise molecular imaging: PET, SPECT, MRI, CT and Ultrasound.
This subject is a 16-point subject delivered over two sessions and aims to expand the student's education in molecular imaging. It builds on the theory developed during undergraduate studies and on the skills developed in clinical practice. The subject provides a focus on recent innovation and development in image guided therapy, detailing the theory and translational application. The subject examines the theory of current research and development that may evolve over coming years into standard principles and practice for molecular imaging. The subject aims to provide a broad based understanding of these principles and practice, providing a sound platform of knowledge for students to apply clinically.
School of Dentistry and Health Sciences
Master of Medical Radiation Science (with specialisations)
Undergraduate degree and clinical experience in medical radiation sciences.
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.