Medical Sonography Clinical Placement Team

Welcome to CQUniversity's Work Integrated Learning online clinical placement, SONIA.
In Sonia you are required to submit your Mandatory Checks documents for verification by the WILS Officer, access Forms and Resources and view your placement details.
Further information about clinical placements can be found on the CG91 Clinical Portal on Moodle.

Study Units that include a Work Integrated Learning Unit:

Year 2 - MEDS12007 Clinical Course 1 - 5 Weeks
Year 3 - MEDS13006 Clinical Course 2 - 10 weeks
Year 4 - MEDS20016 Clinical Course 3 - 19 weeks
Year 4 - MEDS20017 Clinical Course 4 - 16 weeks

Total 2000 hours of Clinical Placement
Total 50 weeks of Clinical Placement
Total 40 hours per week

Important Information about COVID-19 

Covid Dose 3 Mandatory requirement information as of 21 March 2022

Please upload your evidence of dose 1, 2 and Booster (3rd dose) on Sonia. CQU is closely monitoring the situation and we have established a dedicated Coronavirus Management Committee that is responsible for monitoring official advise for students. Please refer to : Corona virus advice for updated information regards to students and the Corona Virus pandemic. There is additional information under the documents tab on Sonia.

Mask Fit Testing is a mandatory requirement for all student across all states in Australia.
Please email Ash Hudson
for all fit test questions.

Mask Fit testing Administrator
Ash Hudson
WILAO Team via 61 07 4930 9124

When you email Ash, please be sure to put in the subject line : Year  Medical Sonography student - Fit Test Enquiry - Campus location ( BNE, MKY, PRTH, SYD, MLB)
Mask Fit testing information for QLD students ONLY

Year 4 - MEDS20016 Clinical Unit 3 2022

7 February - 17 June 2022

Year 4 MEDS20017 Clinical Unit 4 2022

4 July - 21 October 2022

All Pre-clinical documents should be current prior to the placement start date and should remain current throughout the duration of your placement. In Year 4 the most common pre-clinic documentation that will expire or need renewing are ASAR, CPR, Police Check, WWCC and Blue Cards. Please check all your documents are valid, if not please upload the renewed document immediately

Year 3 MEDS13006 Clinical Unit 3 2022

Block 1 - 27th June - 2nd September 2022
Block 2 - 5 September -  11 November 2022

The deadline for pre-clinical documentation to be uploaded to SONIA for MEDS13006 is Tuesday 31 May 2022

  • If you already have your checks in SONIA then each check will have a review date listed.
  • Students who have only submitted evidence of 2 doses of HEP B, must have evidence of 3rd dose and Serology showing immunity uploaded to SONIA by Tuesday 31 May 2022
  • The covid self assessment form has been removed as a mandatory requirement and is no longer required.

Year 2 - MEDS12007 Clinical Unit 1 2022

Block 1 - 14 November - 16 December 2022
Block 2 - 2 January - 3 February 2023

****The deadline for pre-clinical documentation to be uploaded to SONIA for MEDS12007 is Monday 12 September 2022****

VIC Police checks - Students have access to a code which gives you a student discount for your VIC Police Check. However this form needs to be signed by a CQU staff member. Therefore there will be some leniency for VIC students submitting their Police check past the due date and until restrictions ease and you can return to campus.
Vic Police check - student/volunteer : The Community Volunteer Fee (CVF) number for Central Queensland University is 15/2835

ASAR registration - Please wait until you know you have passed MEDS12004 before ASAR registration. This check can be left blank until you know you are eligible for MEDS12007 placement.

WA Students - HEP A is no longer required as part of your pre-clinical immunisation records.

Please refer to the MOODLE - CG91 Medical Sonography Clinical Portal for further information.

Regional Preferences for MEDS12007 2022

This form will be open from Tuesday 13th September until midnight Sunday 18th September 2022.
Please head to MOODLE : CG91 Clinical Portal : Click tab MEDS12007 Clinical Unit 1: Click on the link for the campus you are enrolled in: Complete the regional preferences form.

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