This course explores the academic theory behind the various Computed Tomography (CT) techniques and provides you with the knowledge and ability to make informed decisions and judgements about your clinical role.
In order to become a competent and professional member of the team you must understand all aspects of the role and appreciate the factors which can affect the final diagnoses. You must be able to critically analyse this information and apply it to the clinical setting.
It is essential that you be in a position which will enable you to keep up to date with current trends within the speciality of CT. Through the use of student discussions throughout the duration of the course you will be exposed to a range of current working protocols in use in a range of differing clinical settings. This information will enable you to make informed decisions concerning best practice in CT.
This course will provide you with an understanding of the principles and techniques available for use within CT and to allow you to apply your knowledge and skills to the clinical situation and become a confident and reflective practitioner.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for radiography practitioners with experience in computed tomography. For this course, in order to undertake the assessments, you must spend a minimum of six weeks in a clinical CT department while the course is running.
The course delivery is in the Autumn of each year in two three-day blocks.
This course develops the professional competency of radiography practitioners, allowing them to understand all aspects of their role.
This course is worth 30 credits at Level 7.
This course is worth 30 credits toward eligible programmes.