This course is designed to allow participants to learn a systematic approach to reading plain film radiographs. Knowledge of normal bone, soft tissue and joint appearance are taught to enable attendees to better identify abnormalities. Skills are further defined as participants are engaged in case studies with X-rays illustration. Course will cover interpretation of the chest, abdomen, spine, and upper and lower extremity. All areas are inclusive of adult and pediatric patient.
At the conclusion of the session, participants will be able to:
Demonstrate proper basic approach to reading films to minimize misses and maximize the diagnostic information
Identify normal soft tissue and bone imaging from abnormalities
Recognize bone mineralization, fractures and identify growth plate involvement of fractures
Demonstrate increase knowledge in reading chest, abdomen, spine and bone radiographs.
This course will cover:
The ABC Approach to The Chest Xray/Case Review
The Pediatric Chest/ Case Review
The Upper Extremity/Case Review
The Pediatric Upper Extremity/ Case Review
The Lower Extremity
The Pediatric Lower Extremity/Case Review
The Adult/Pediatric Abdomen/Case Review
The Spinal X-ray