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Chest X-Ray Demystified

Detailed interpretation of the chest radiograph is a skill that requires many years of clinical practice and experience. This programme is not intended to offer an exhaustive reference for chest x-ray diagnosis. But it will provide a useful and practical introduction to those practitioners who need to develop these skills.

It is particularly suitable trained nurses, nurse practitioners, junior doctors and physiotherapists.
  • CPD learning time: 2hrs.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify the factors that determine technical quality: penetration, orientation, rotation.
  • Describe the systematic analysis of chest x-rays.
  • Describe the features and appearance of a normal chest x-ray.
Chest x-ray features of clinical conditions:
  • Acute left ventricular failure.
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • Consolidation due to pneumonia.
  • Lung cancer.
  • Pleural effusion.
  • Pneumothorax.

To purchase this course

This course costs £25. Click on Add to basket to purchase.

On-site training available

We can deliver can deliver bespoke on-site training for nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, doctors and other healthcare professionals. Courses can be delivered at your place of work and the content tailored to your local requirements.

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