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Module Title
Radiographic Clinical Practice 1
Reference HS1098 Version 2
Created June 2017 SCQF Level SCQF 7
Approved June 2010 SCQF Points 30
Amended July 2017 ECTS Points 15

Aims of Module
This module aims to enable students to develop imaging practice skills and professional conduct skills within a clinical setting.

Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
1 Demonstrate appropriate imaging in the clinical work environment under clinical supervision.
2 Use safe working practices within the diagnostic radiography setting.
3 Describe effective patient care, communication and professional conduct in radiography.

Indicative Module Content
This practice based module will include experiential learning involving supervised practice; linking theory with practice and developing clinical and professional skills through reflection and discussion. The clinical placement will start with observation of clinical practice followed by supervised practice of imaging. Moving and Handling. Infection Control. Emergency Procedures. Communication. Confidentiality.

Module Delivery
This is a practice based module with supportive input from academic staff. Each student will undertake 37.5 hours per week in the student’s place of work clinical imaging department for a period of 7 weeks. This will equate to 300 contact hours

Indicative Student Workload Full Time Part Time
Contact Hours N/A N/A
Non-Contact Hours 38 N/A
Placement/Work-Based Learning Experience [Notional] Hours 262 N/A
Actual Placement hours for professional, statutory or regulatory body 263  

If a major/minor model is used and box is ticked, % weightings below are indicative only.
Component 1
Type: Practical Exam Weighting: 50% Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2
Description: Continous Clinical Assessment
Component 2
Type: Coursework Weighting: 50% Outcomes Assessed: 3

Explanatory Text
The module is assessed by a continuous clinical assessment which is graded on a pass/fail basis and a written piece of coursework which is graded on an A-F basis.
Module Grade Minimum Requirements to achieve Module Grade:
A A in coursework and pass in continous clinical assessment.
B B in coursework and pass in continous clinical assessment.
C C in coursework and pass in continous clinical assessment.
D D in coursework and pass in continous clinical assessment.
E E in coursework and pass in continous clinical assessment.
F F in coursework or fail in continous clinical assesment.
NS Non-submission of work by published deadline or non-attendance for examination

Module Requirements
Prerequisites for Module No prerequisites other than course entry requirements.
Corequisites for module Module HS1099 Radiographic Clinical Practice 2
Precluded Modules None.

1 CARVER,E. & CARVER, B. 2012. Medical Imaging. 2nd ed. London : Elsevier.
2 Sutherland, R. 2007. The Pocketbook of Radiographic Positioning. 3rd ed. Edinburgh:Churchill Livingstone.
3 HEALEY, J. & SPENCER, M., 2007. Surviving your placement in health and social care: a student handbook. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill.

Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Aberdeen, AB10 7QB, Scotland, UK: a Scottish charity, registration No. SC013781