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To enable students to gain an understanding of the ethical and professional responsibilities of the MRT and to develop communication and patient care skills required for safe and effective hospital practice.

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of healthcare systems and describe administrative, safety and emergency procedures in a Medical Imaging context.
  • Describe the ethical and legal responsibilities of the MRT.
  • Explain the significance of the Treaty of Waitangi and multi-culturalism to Medical Imaging.
  • Use effective communication strategies when interacting with patients, peers, colleagues and hospital staff.
  • Identify and discuss factors affecting the MRT and patient relationship.
  • Reflect on their own performance in a clinical environment.