School of Health Sciences and Social Work

Short courses and CPD

Red Dot- Chest

This interactive study day is designed for individuals who will be looking at and may be making judgments on diagnostic radiological images of the chest.

This interactive study day will include:

  • A structured approach to chest film viewing
  • Review of image appearances and strategies for abnormality detection
  • Traumatic chest injuries – including fractures, flail chest, pneumothoraces (simple & tension)
  • Urgent conditions – including effusions, lesions, signs of heart failure
  • Artefacts, pitfalls and variants
  • Lab-based practice image viewing sessions
  • Opportunities for discussion and feedback