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Principles of Ultrasound Reporting

Key information

Course Leader: Naomi Brown

Level: 7

Credits: 15

Mode of delivery: Taught on Campus

School: Health & Social Work

Available places: 40

Dates

  • 29/01/2024

Fees and Funding

£825.00

The price quoted above is per 15 credits and relates to students assessed as UK/home self-funded for fee purposes. Prices may differ for students that are assessed as EU Overseas/Overseas. Fees status will normally stay with the student for the remainder of their course. Here you can find further details along with, costs and when your fees need to be paid. You may be able to obtain a Post Graduate student loan, for which you must sign up for the whole MSc programme and not just individual modules or a Post Graduate Diploma, further details can be found at Gov.uk Master’s Loan

Entry Requirements

You should be a qualified health care professional currently working in an appropriate area of practice.   

Course Overview

Delivery of the module will embody the Herts learning principles. You should be available to attend all days as advertised. 

This course is designed for health care professionals who are interested in the principles of ultrasound reporting. It is a compulsory module within the Medical Ultrasound programme. 

This module forms part of a medical ultrasound programme which is accredited by Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE) 

The course is facilitated by university staff and external lecturers.

Course aims 

The course aims to enable student to evaluate the fundamental principles used in reporting ultrasound images 

This module provides the core skills required to consider the broader mangement and legal issues surrounding the topic of clinical reporting. Students will conceptualise the process of decision making around the ethical and legal issues that underpin clinical reporting. Students will develop their verbal and written communication skills.

Content 

On completion of the module students will typically be able to:

  • Critically review and analyse the ethical and legal requirements of clinical reporting and the impact on patient management. 
  • Critically analyse and apply the principles of clinical reporting in relation to the structure and significance of information given in a formal clinical report. 

Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and Understanding 

Successful students will typically... 

  • 1. Critically review and analyse the ethical and legal requirements of clinical reporting. 

  • 2. Critically review the impact of the clinical report on patient management. 

Learning Outcomes: Skills and Attributes 

Successful students will typically... 

  • 1. Critically analyse and apply the principles of clinical reporting in relation to the structure and significance of information given in a formal clinical report. 

 

Assessment

Practical, 100% 

3000 word equivalent. 
 
This involves a 15 minute recorded PowerPoint presentation.