Chest X-ray Interpretation Workshop

A very practical interactive workshop covering a wide range of diagnostic interpretation skills of the chest radiograph.

  • Review of respiratory anatomy and physiolog
  • Principals of Examination of the Chest X-ray
  • Reasons for radiography
  • Technical Quality
  • Exposure or penetration
  • Projection
  • Orientation
  • Rotation
  • Degree of inspiration or respiratory cycle
  • Inspect 'plastic and metal' (where present) and assess whether correctly placed
  • Endotracheal tube
  • Nasogastric tube
  • Vascular catheters i.e. central venous lines, ECMO cannula, filtration cannula
  • Drains -pleural and pericardia!
  • Pacemaker leads
  • External leads i.e. ECG, temperature
  • Inspection of different anatomical parts
  • Chest wall - soft tissues and thoracic cage
  • Diaphragm
  • Mediastinum
  • Lung fields
  • Appearances in -
  • Heat Failure
  • COPD
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pneumothorax
  • Cancer
  • Clinical case studies workshop
  • Provide theoretical underpinning for a range of commonly encountered radiographs
  • To strengthen consultation skills and X-ray interpretation

Dates available on arrangement

M&K Update Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

Inhouse training (at your location) for groups, our fees are per course and we stipulate a course maximum capacity (there is no minimum number)
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