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Foot X-ray Interpretation for Podiatrists

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

OVERVIEW

 

Aimed specifically at Podiatrists the day provides an excellent clinical complement to in-house established programmes and assumes legal and professional issues regarding the ordering of radiological examination are addressed locally.

"Really enjoyable and interesting training."

"An excellent lecturer, delivered with humour."

"Gave me more confidence in looking at X-rays"

Past course delegates

CONTENT

 

Normal and abnormal appearances of bone, soft tissues and joints on X-rays

Assessment and indications for X-ray

Overview of X-ray referral and IRMER regulations

Common X-ray requests including:

  • osteomyelitis
  • calcified blood vessels
  • charcot joint

Podiatry weight bearing views including:

  • true lateral of the hallux
  • axial for sesamoids

Lower limb injuries

X-ray interpretation and case study workshop

Legal and professional responsibility

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

 

  • To provide theoretical underpinning for a range of commonly encountered conditions and injuries
  • To strengthen consultation skills and X-ray interpretation

ATTENDED BY

  • Podiatrists

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