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Key Facts: All courses are accredited by the CollegeSociety of Radiographers and the Health Professions Council (HPC). The skills obtained are transferable to all NHS Trusts and recognised Overseas Entry Requirements: You should possess a BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Therapeutic Radiography or equivalent qualification e.g a Diploma of the College of Radiographers. You should be currently practising, with at least two years? post-qualification experience as a radiographer. If you apply for the named Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) awards in Large Bowel Imaging, CT Head Reporting, Appendicular and Axial Skeletal Reporting and Intravenous Urography you must also have a clinical supervisor within your own department who is willing to support you through the course, together with written approval from the Trust or hospital employing you for clinical practice. Course overview: The Faculty of Health has a reputation for developing innovative courses to meet the demands of NHS Trusts who require staff training in order to meet the demands of an ever changing NHS. The courses are aimed at those with a current qualification and registration as radiographer with the HPC who wish to enhance their qualifications and skills and to prepare themselves for the extended roles that they are expected to embrace. The available courses are designed to enable you to evaluate the relationship between technology, managerial responsibility and policy. As increasing emphasis is being placed on hospital-based research to support evidence-based practice, the courses also aim to enhance your abilities to critically evaluate research findings to benefit service provision. We'll equip you with specialist knowledge and skills to meet the ever-changing needs of this fast developing sector. Course structure: The available accreditations can be studied part time to fit around your personal and professional commitments. Each single module requires a notional 150 hours of study. Most modules are delivered either during the afternoon or evening or, on the named pathways, on a two or three day block-release basis, with the clinical component taking place in your workplace under the direction of a clinical supervisor. Most students are successful at their first attempt of assessment. The named pathways for Appendicular and Axial Skeletal Reporting have attracted students from as far afield as Denmark and Holland Learning Experience Modules Studied: The suite of courses offers opportunities to study Radiography at Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert), Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) or Master?s (MSc) level or to undertake specialist training in five distinct areas, each leading to a named award: ? PgCert Radiography [Appendicular Reporting] ? PgCert Radiography [Axial Reporting] ? PgCert Radiography [Large Bowel Imaging] ? PgCert Radiography [Intravenous Urography] ? PgCert Radiography [CT Head Reporting] ? PgCert Radiography [Computed Tomography] ? PgDip Image Reporting Regardless of the specialist area, a PgCert involves four single modules or two double modules. The PgDip involves an additional four single or two double modules provided you have already gained the PgCert. Otherwise,the PgDip involves a total of eight single modules of four double modules. To prepare you for possible progression to the MSc award, the diploma contains a compulsory single module in Research Practice & Theory. For a Master?s, you must have completed a total of eight single modules (or equivalent) for the PgDip award. You will then undertake a research project. This involves attending a minimum of eight workshops and tutorials and the submission of a dissertation not exceeding 20,000 words. Available modules, which can also be accessed on an individual basis, include: ? CT Imaging Science ? CT Applications ? Principles and Applications of Magnetic Resonance Imaging ? Clinical Practice of Magnetic Resonance Imaging ? Introduction to Image Interpretation of the Chest and Abdomen (compulsory

Key Facts: All courses are accredited by the CollegeSociety of Radiographers and the Health Professions Council (HPC). The skills obtained are transferable to all NHS Trusts and recognised Overseas Entry Requirements: You should possess a BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Therapeutic Radiography or equivalent qualification e.g a Diploma of the College of Radiographers. You should be currently practising,...

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