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Chest X-ray Interpretation Workshop

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £170.00

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

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

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Professionals training professionals

M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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