Radiology for Surgeons

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About the course


An interactive course that will enable the participants to have a greater understanding of radiological investigations, imaging types and interventions. Radiological safety, complex plain film interpretation and cross-sectional imaging case studies will be covered.

Target Audience

FY1 - FY2, CT1 - CT2

Learning Style

Interactive tutorial

Aims & Objectives

1) To provide delegates with case-based radiological teaching that forms part of the surgical curriculum. 2) Delegates will have a greater understanding of and will be more confident to interpret simple imaging and order appropriate cross-sectional imaging. 3) This course will help candidates preparing for the MRCS

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course delegates will be able to: 1) Interpret plain films of chest and abdomen with confidence 2) Be aware of radiological safety guidelines 3) Understand which cross-sectional imaging modalities are most appropriate in different clinical scenarios 4) Have a greater insight into the role of the interventional radiologist

Participant Feedback

"Lots of Scenarios to learn from, good to have computers to see images", "Very approachable presenters", "Good balance of interactive and didactic components", "Easily understandable and at right level of knowledge" "Dr David Kay was a particular engaging presenter - I enjoyed his approach to teaching x-rays of the chest"

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