Reporting – Principles of Diagnostic Image Reporting
Short Course - 15 SCQF credits level 11
- 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
This course is delivered in two blocks and is a 15 credit module delivered over one semester:
- Block one attendance: 12 - 14 September 2018
- Block two attendance: 5 - 7 December 2018
- Optional attendance: 24 January 2019
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.
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- 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 - Radiographic Appearances of Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology and Trauma HSM132
- 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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