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As well as learning core theory and practical applications of DXA and the successful student will be able to:
Apply their knowledge of operational, technical and positioning skills required to produce optimal scan results, for baseline and serial scans.
Analyse and critically evaluate their examination techniques and compare against standard practice to ensure optimal standards of operation.
Apply their knowledge to the physical principles, equipment and different types of scanning technology involved in this modality area.
Analyse and critically evaluate their understanding of international best practice guidelines and the influence of best practice on local protocol.
Apply their knowledge into the relevant legislation which governs clinical practice within this modality.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Candidates are required to have at least one of the following:
-PhD student using DXA as part of their research
- Other researchers using DXA as part of their research
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: MCQ examining the module content||End of trimester MCQ||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Essay: An essay of 2,500 words related to the use of DXA in research||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Assoc Professor Shane Foley||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Jennifer Grehan||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Shauna Murphy||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|