Designed for Referrers including Physiotherapists and Osteopaths, this half day, interactive online course covers the impact for your practice of the latest 2017 IRMER updates and will provide you with the skills and information to make the most clinically appropriate, safe and cost effective use of X-Ray Imaging for your patient. Included are topics on role and responsibility as a referrer, types of radiation, typical doses and justification of patient exposures.
The course will be conducted using Zoom Meetings. In addition, supplementary course content will be provided using our website member’s portal. Course access will require a PC/Mac or tablet (iPad or Android).
Specifically targeted Learning Outcomes for Referrers include :
Ionising radiation, interaction with matter and radiation dose measurement
The range of radiation doses likely for x-ray examinations
Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 roles and responsibilities
Principles of justification: risk versus benefit
Where to access suitable x-ray referral criteria
Alternative imaging and where to go to seek advice
Registration 9.30am. Course Times 9.45am - 1.00pm.