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Chest X-ray Interpretation Workshop

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £160.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

A very practical interactive workshop covering a wide range of diagnostic interpretation skills of the chest radiograph.

 

"Thoroughly enjoyable day!"

"Course was excellent, well presented and enjoyable!"

"Valuable foundation course enabling me to effectively consolidate."

Past course delegates, April 2016

Course Content

Review of respiratory anatomy and physiology


Principals of Examination of the Chest X-ray


Reasons for radiography


Technical Quality


  • Exposure or penetration
  • Projection
  • Orientation
  • Rotation

  • Degree of inspiration or respiratory cycle


Inspect 'plastic and metal' (where present) and assess whether correctly placed


  • Endotracheal tube
  • Nasogastric tube

  • Vascular catheters i.e. central venous lines, ECMO cannula, filtration cannula

  • Drains -pleural and pericardia!
  • Pacemaker leads

  • External leads i.e. ECG, temperature


Inspection of different anatomical parts


  • Chest wall - soft tissues and thoracic cage
  • Diaphragm

  • Mediastinum
  • Lung fields


Appearances in -


  • Heat Failure
  • COPD
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Embolism

  • Pneumothorax
  • Cancer

Clinical case studies workshop.

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Provide theoretical underpinning for a range of commonly encountered radiographs
  • To strengthen consultation skills and X-ray interpretation

Course Attended By

Course Venues and Prices

  • London - Venue to be confirmed, - £160.00 - 13/12/2017

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