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Chest X-ray Interpretation Workshop

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30

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

 

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.

 

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

 

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

 

ATTENDED BY

  • Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Junior Doctors

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