Reporting - Principles of Diagnostic Image Reporting 15 Credits at SCQF Level 11
Using a range of conventional and interactive learning methods, you will develop the knowledge base, analytical, interpretive and evaluative skills required to underpin the practice of diagnostic image reporting.
The module will enable development of the skills to analyse and synthesise the principles of vision psychophysics in the context of diagnostic image assessment; application of the principles of performance measurement in diagnostic image reporting; assessment of the role of the practitioner engaged in diagnostic image reporting from a medico−legal perspective; recognition and assessment of the factors involved in image pattern recognition.
This is a 15 credit module delivered over one semester. It can be taken in conjunction with modules HSM132, HSM133, HSM134 as a route to a PgCert and will be of value to radiographers and other professionals who require to understand the principles applied in the assessment and interpretation of diagnostic images.
You will be a registered health professional working in a relevant area
2. What you will study
- Psychophysical principles related to visual perception and vision physiology; decision thresholds, decision making and clinical reasoning; principles of pattern recognition.
- Application of performance measurement in image reporting including, sensitivity, specificity, accuracy; statistical Inter−rater reliability evaluation; Receiver Operator Characteristic (ROC) curves
- Medico−legal perspectives in image reporting, including governance requirements; audit and research.
3. How you will learn
Block one attendance:
12-14 September 2018
Block two attendance:
5-7 December 2018
24 January 2019
4. How to apply
Please complete the application form and forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Course Costs
This module costs £640.
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