Reporting – Radiographic Appearances of Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology and Trauma
Short Course - 15 SCQF credits level 11
- Clinical application of the principles of pattern recognition and image interpretation of diagnostic images of the appendicular and axial musculo−skeletal systems
- Principles of reporting, specific to the appendicular and axial musculo−skeletal system
- Radiological appearances of normal and pathological presentations of the appendicular and axial musculo−skeletal systems
- Role of other imaging modalities in the diagnosis of appendicular and axial musculo−skeletal conditions
- Normal variant conditions
- Assessment and significance of clinical information in the context of the patient’s diagnostic pathway
Using a range of conventional and interactive learning methods, you will develop the knowledge base, interpretive and evaluative skills required for recognition and interpretation of patho−physiological appearances demonstrated on diagnostic images of the appendicular and axial musculo−skeletal systems.
This course is delivered online and over 2 blocks and an optional day:
- Block one attendance: 12-14 September 2018
- Block two attendance: 5-7 December 2018
- Optional attendance: 24 January 2019
The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.
Study Skills Support
The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:
- Academic writing
- Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
- Maths and statistics
- English language
- Information technology support
This module can be taken in conjunction with other Radiographic Reporting modules as a route to a PgCert.
- Reporting - Principles of Diagnostic Image Reporting HSM131
- Reporting - Radiographic Appearances of Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology and Trauma HSM133
- Reporting - Diagnostic Image Reporting of the Axial Musculoskeletal System HSM134
This module is for registered health professionals working in a relevant area.
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