Event Date:

02 February 2019

Event Title:

Imaging Referral Course for Physiotherapists

Event Location:

Training Academy
10 Falcon Way
Boucher Road
BT12 6SQ

Event Duration:

9am - 3.30pm

Places Remaining:


This one day course delivered by clinical specialists and consultant radiologists will equip delegates with the skills and knowledge required to gain competence in requesting radiological examinations including IRMER training for x-ray requests.

By the end of this session, candidates will be able to:

On completion of this course, delegates will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming that they have achieved course objectives and are entitled as referrers under IRMER guidelines for appendicular x-ray examinations at Kingsbridge Private Hospital.

Course programme

09:00 – 09:30 Registration

09:30 – 10:30 Radiation Physics and Becoming a Non-Medical Referrer

Radiation physics lecture:

Legislation for medical exposures and guidance lecture:

o   Duty holders

o   Responsibilities and roles

o   Employers procedures

o   Entitlement

Becoming a non-medial referrer lecture:

10.30 – 11.00 Tea/Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30 Image Modality Types and ABC of Fractures

Imaging modality types and selection lecture:

ABC of fractures and degenerative changes lecture:

11.30 – 13:00 Upper Limb Injury Review – Dr Satyen Shukla, Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist

Hand and wrist fractures and degenerative changes lecture:

 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 MRI of the Lumbar spine: A Radiologist perspective - Dr Alastair Campbell, Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist

MRI Lumbar spine

14:00 -15:30 Lower Limb Injury Review – Dr Noel Napier, Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist

Lower limb fractures and degenerative changes lecture:

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