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75126 - Emergency X-Ray Interpretation

  • : Online

 

The goal of the course is to provide a systematic review of the fundamental principles in emergency X-Ray interpretation. Interactive multimedia small live group sessions are taken between lectures. The goal of the course is to provide practitioners with the knowledge and confidence to review radiographic techniques and recognise radiographic patterns of trauma and injury commonly encountered for each body area. All lectures are presented by radiologists, specialists in the field of medical imaging.

Relevance to General Practice

Medical imaging is becoming increasingly utilised throughout all areas of medicine including general practice and imaging technology is becoming more and more complex. Keeping up to date with these advances can be difficult for doctors in a busy practice. Increasingly, GP’s are expected to make management decisions based on these medical imaging findings. Knowledge of fundamental image interpretation principles can assist to guide this process. Improving understanding of radiation hygiene and appropriate imaging modality selection will result in improved patient care.

Learning outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles of radiography and terminology.
  • Develop a structured approach to emergency x-ray interpretation to result in the improved quality of patient care.
  • Describe radiographic anatomy relevant to emergency radiographs.
  • Identify common pathological findings on emergency radiographs.
  • Apply imaging findings to a clinical scenario.
  • Delivery
    Title
    75126 - Emergency X-Ray Interpretation
    Location
    Duration
    6 hours
    Start Date
    28-Aug-2019
    End Date
    29-Aug-2019
    CPD Points
    6 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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