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

This is a validated five day "hands on" course aimed at small teams of radiographers.

Date
Monday 20th Nov - Friday 24th Nov 2017
Time
1pm - 1pm
Venue
St Mark's Hospital

This course is fully booked. For further information on St Mark’s CTC courses for radiographers, please contact the Academic Institute at info@academicinstitute.org.uk.

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