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

Nuts and Bolts of X- Ray Interpretation
  • Rs.500

COURSE DESCRIPTION

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.

REQUIREMENTS

The course objectives specifically target nurses, respiratory therapists, emergency medical technicians,
paramedics.

CURRICULUM

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