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

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
Medical students
Allied health professionals

Important notes

Equipment, course materials, evaluation and certificate of attendance

The course runs from 09:30am- 4:30pm

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.


Course duration Course CPD Full price (incl VAT) per person
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) £195


Dates Block size Block discount
11/07/2024 4 10%
03/10/2024 4 10%
05/12/2024 4 10%

Dates / venues

Location - venue Dates No. of people
Online - Online Delivery 11/07/2024
Online - Online Delivery 03/10/2024
Online - Online Delivery 05/12/2024

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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