Clinical applications: image interpretation of the musculoskeletal system ( non-trauma )

Who should attend this course?

The Clinical applications: image interpretation of the musculoskeletal system (non-trauma) course is suitable for qualified health care professionals who are involved with interpretation of radiographic images.

If you take this course as part of a postgraduate award, a first degree or equivalent is required.

Course content

The aim of this Clinical applications: image interpretation of the musculoskeletal system (non-trauma) course is to gain experience in the interpretation of clinical images, developing a system of self-audit, whilst gaining experience of the patient process with respect to other health professionals.

This course is designed to provide a framework for health professionals to gain experience and monitor their progress in image interpretation of trauma of the skeleton. It complements other courses in the image interpretation portfolio.

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How does this course map the NHS KSF?

This Clinical applications: image interpretation of the musculoskeletal system (non-trauma) course contributes to the development of knowledge and understanding for:

  • Core dimensions 2, 3, 4 and 5

Assessment

The assessment consists of a portfolio and an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

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Entry requirements...

This course is open to all qualified health care professionals who are involved with interpretation of radiographic images.

Dates

2013

Start DateLink
28/04/2014

Course fees

Credit level for this course: Postgraduate level 7 (30 credits)

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Contract funding for NHS staff

The University is contracted by the NHS to provide post-registration education/CPD and training for its health professionals.

If you are an NHS employee contact the senior manager responsible for post-registration education/CPD in your Trust to check if the course you wish to attend can be supported by the Trust's contract with our University.

Teaching methods

Where is the course taught and by whom?

The Clinical applications: image interpretation of the musculoskeletal system (non-trauma) course is facilitated by James Busby and involves both University and external lecturers.

The Clinical applications: image interpretation of the musculoskeletal system (non-trauma) course is predominantly based in the practice environment, with supporting tutorials from a reporting mentor and blended learning initiatives.

You are expected to attend clinics, multi-disciplinary meetings and other learning opportunities both in and out of the radiology department.

Computer equipment requirement

Delivery of the Clinical applications: image interpretation of the musculoskeletal system (non-trauma) course incorporates blended learning which aims to combine e-learning activities with campus based learning.

You need to have access to a suitable personal computer and a good reliable Internet connection (broadband recommended).

Most modern PCs or Macs (less than 3 years old) should be suitable.

If you have any queries or need any additional support with IT skills, the School employs an e-learning technologist who will be pleased to help and advise you.

Study routes

  • Part Time