St Mark’s “Hands on” CT Colonography Course for Radiographers – February 2018

This is a validated, week long, "hands on" course aimed at small teams of radiographers (joined by their radiologist lead on the penultimate day).

Date
Monday 12th Feb - Friday 16th Feb 2018
Time
1pm - 1pm
Venue
St Mark's Hospital

The course is now fully booked, please email: info@stmarksacademicinstitute.org.uk for any queries or further information.

The course is aimed primarily at all radiographers, but will be particularly beneficial for those wanting a conversion course from barium enema to CTC or for CT radiographers with limited experience of colonic imaging.

Learning Objectives

The course includes:

  • The theoretical knowledge, understanding and the skills required to perform CTC in routine clinical practice as part of a multidisciplinary team, including a critical appraisal of current evidence influencing CTC practice
  • Focus on the radiographer role in the team including consent, technique and primary case review
  • Involvement with the daily CTC service each morning
  • Individual “hands on” state of the art workstations equipped with 2D scrolling, 3D endoluminal flythrough and computer assisted detection (CAD) software
  • Up to date syllabus including patient preparation, colonic distension technique, reading technique
  • Pitfalls and problem solving
  • Full range of endoscopically validated cases including faecal tagging
  • Practical advice on implementation including funding/staffing/technique protocol’s and workflow

A well-structured hands-on programme covering clinical and service aspects of CT Colonography. May support outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12 and 22 of CPD Now.

The College of Radiographers