This one day course is aimed at nurses (and vets) who have an interest in radiography, and a desire to improve image quality.
We will cover the practical physics of radiography, and why grasping this can help improve image quality. Topics will include the benefits of using grids and why distance is so important; commonly seen artefacts with a selection of example images; a refresher on positioning for thoracic and abdominal radiographs; and then critical evaluation of a wide range of example images.
BCF Technology will provide all the necessary ultrasound equipment.
**Please note that because of the difficulty providing animals for scanning, delegates are kindly requested to bring a friendly dog with them for the duration of the day. It is important that the dogs can be clipped as appropriate for a complete abdominal ultrasound exam.**
10.00 - 10.30 Registration and coffee
10.30 - 11.15 X-ray theory (bit of physics)- and how it helps with imaging
11.15 - 12.00 Improving your x-rays - hints and tips
12.00 – 13.00 Practical- x-ray positioning for thorax and abdomen
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
13.45 – 14.30 Ultrasound physics and knobology
14.30 – 14.45 Care of the Ultrasound Machine
14.45 – 15.00 Improving your Imaging – Hints and tips
15.00 – 16.00 Ultrasound Practical
16.00 - 16.30 Questions & Finish
30th October 2018
Kat Evans BSc (Hons) Radiography
BCF customers IE: £50/€65
Non-BCF customers IE: £75/€85
6 hours CPD/10 CVE points for day
Please contact Carol Harrison and Bryan Gee on:
+44 (0)7760 908463
+353 (0) 42 932 0070
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