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Aims / objectives

  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate the basic anatomy of upper and lower limb with history taking, mechanism of injury and clinical assessment skills in relation to radiological referral.
  • Make appropriate referrals for X-ray.
  • Develop a systematic approach to X-ray interpretation.

Course programme

  • Legal & professional issues
  • Principles of normal and abnormal appearances of bone, soft tissues and joints on X-rays
  • Paediatric considerations
  • ABCS principles
  • Red Dot principles
  • History taking & mechanism of injury
  • X-ray referrals
  • Upper limb X-ray interpretation
  • Lower limb X-ray interpretation
  • X-ray interpretation quiz

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TBA

AR07 X-ray interpretation of minor injuries- includes Red Dot

Course summary

This workshop links clinical presentation with relevant anatomy and principles of x-ray interpretation. Patient assessment, radiographic referral, interpretation and treatment for minor injuries are all included.

Practitioners should ideally be working in an environment where X-ray interpretation is part of their role but it may be suitable for practitioners making referrals for X-rays at another location. Some experience with x-ray interpretation is required. Clinical areas include minor injury units, A&E departments, out of hour's services and walk-in centres.


Who should attend?

Nurse practitioners
ENPs
Medical students
Allied health professionals

Recommended text

TBA

Important notes

INCLUDED:
Equipment, course materials, evaluation and certificate of attendance
Morning & afternoon refreshments are provided.

Completion of this course is not a guarantee of competency. Support and practice in the workplace with an experienced facilitator is required to attain competence level.


Cost

Course duration Course CPD Full price
(incl VAT) per person
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) £185

Discounts

Dates Block size Block
discount
Individual discount
21 May 2020 4 10% n/a

Dates / venues

Location - venue Dates No. of people  
London - Hamilton House 21 May 2020

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