Nuts and Bolts of X- Ray Interpretation
This educational session provides nurses with the basic information necessary to evaluate films and detect changes and/or abnormalities, while keeping in mind the importance of clinical assessment and correlation. Interactive discussion follows each x-ray review
The ability to read and interpret radiographs is an important aspect of critical care practice and can often help expedite appropriate intervention. More than two billion x-rays are taken around the world each year. On a regular basis, nurses care for patients who undergo this common procedure.
By the end of this program, the participant will be able to:
• Describe steps for x-ray film interpretation.
• Discuss factors that affect radiographic data quality.
• Identify various anatomical structures.
• Find and assess proper positioning of catheters, tubes, and devices.
• Recognize typical diseases and pathological patterns.
The course objectives specifically target nurses, respiratory therapists, emergency medical technicians,
1. Basic Concepts
2. Chest and Pulmonary Anatomy
3. Radiographic Abnormalities: Pulmonary and Cardiac Disease
4. Lines, Tubes, Airways and Devices
5. When Things Go Wrong
6. The Radiologist Perspective
Dr Hema G
The theory, practical , hospital situations , data shown and live workshop to have the feel in action, made us more aware and broadened our knowledge to handle cardiac patients. It was a great learning experience and I wont change any aspect of the course.
Dr Hemang Agrawal
Great learning experience! Instructors and content truly differentiates GE programs. Special thanks to faculty for making it more interactive and useful. Would highly recommend to my peers and colleagues!
I am completely satisfied by the program. The content, faculty were well planned, over all experience was superb!