AR07 X-ray interpretation of minor injuries- includes Red Dot- Online Option
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?
Allied health professionals
Equipment, course materials, evaluation and certificate of attendance
Morning & afternoon refreshments are provided on face to face events.
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)||£150|
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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.
- 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