Ever been asked to present an x-ray on a ward round? Have you looked at a patients x-ray and been intrigued as to what is going on? Then this course is for you!
The Manor’s Interpretation of X-rays (MIX) Course is an one day course designed for third year medical students, nurses, radiographers and acute practitioners. It sets out to introduce a systematic approach to the interpretation of x-rays.
Format of the day: lectures & workshops; 9am-3pm
- Basic radiation physics
- Role of x-rays in the management of the patient
- Chest x-ray
- Abdominal xray
- Limb x-rays
The aim of the course is to provide an introduction to interpretation of plain film radiographs
At the end the attendee will be able to:
- Discuss how radiographs are produced.
- List the indications for radiographic examinations.
- Discuss essential radiology terminology.
- Identify normal landmarks on radiographs
- Begin to understand how to identify pathological findings and formulate a diagnosis.
Dr Nageena Suleman Dr Gloryanne Aidoo-Micah Laurence Skermer
This course is free for University of Birmingham MBChb students and Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust staff to attend
Lunch & teas/coffees provided
Saturday 30th September 2017
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust certificate of attendance (emailed)