ECR 2019 TOPIC PACKAGE

Radiographers: Basic Sessions

  • 19 LECTURES
  • 343 MINUTES
  • 19 SPEAKERS
  • ESR MEMBERS €9
  • NON-MEMBERS €9

Learning Objectives:

The role of preceptorship in first post-radiography positions

  1. To understand the value of preceptorship.
  2. To become familiar with common preceptorship programmes.
  3. To be aware of how preceptorship programmes can benefits patients, radiographers and health care institutions.
 

Practising radiography around the world

  1. To be aware of the potential to use your radiography qualification in various jurisdictions.
  2. To consider barriers to practicing as a radiographer abroad.
  3. To appreciate the potential for charitable/voluntary work in developing countries.
 

The importance of professional registration and CPD

  1. To understand the importance of professional development planning for radiographers in maintaining, developing and improving radiographer competencies.
  2. To be aware of the essential role of CPD and further education for radiographers.
  3. To appreciate the importance of professional registration.
 

Issues surrounding consent

  1. To understand the current issues surrounding consent within radiographic practice.
  2. To become familiar with methods needed to ensure correct consent for radiographic procedures.
  3. To discuss the changing role of the radiographer with regards to patient consent.
 

Communication and compliance difficulties in imaging

  1. To be aware of communication and compliance issues within radiology.
  2. To discuss methods for improving communication and compliance.
  3. To appreciate the need for CPD in areas such as dementia, obesity.
 

Professionalism in an era of social media (part 1)

  1. To learn about professionalism in social media by showing activity models of radiography professionals in social media.
  2. To appreciate the impact of digital information on the profession of radiography.
  3. To understand professionalism in social media through the proposal of quantitative and qualitative research models.
 

Professionalism in an era of social media (part 2)

  1. To learn about professionalism in social media by showing activity models of radiography professionals in social media.
  2. To appreciate the impact of digital information on the profession of radiography.
  3. To understand professionalism in social media through the proposal of quantitative and qualitative research models.
 

How to avoid ethical issues

  1. To understand the importance of ethics in medical research and the role of research ethics committees.
  2. To become familiar with common ethical pitfalls in imaging research.
  3. To appreciate strategies for avoiding ethical problems in imaging research.
 

How to critically appraise a research article

  1. To appreciate the role of the literature review in the research process.
  2. To identify strengths and weaknesses in each section of a research report.
  3. To critically appraise the overall value of a research report.
 

How to write a good scientific abstract

  1. To understand general qualities of good scientific abstracts.
  2. To be aware of typical formats of scientific abstracts.
  3. To consider tips for success.
 

How to produce a high-quality scientific or educational poster

  1. To become familiar with poster formats and layouts.
  2. To consider good practices in poster design.
  3. To appreciate important considerations when designing a poster.
 

The Basic Safety Standards Directive: early experiences of …

  1. To familiarise attendees with the European BSS Directive (2013/59).
  2. To discuss the additional responsibilities of radiographers and radiologists under the Directive.
  3. To understand how the implementation of the BSS Directive may affect practice.
 

Enhancing the culture of justification

  1. To appreciate the key role of justification within radiation protection.
  2. To be familiar with the role radiographers can play in justification.
  3. To consider initiatives for improving adherence to the principle of justification.
 

Opportunities for optimising dose in digital radiography

  1. To discuss the limitations of image quality as a parameter for use in optimising dose in medical imaging examinations.
  2. To discuss a range of visual and physical techniques that can be used to assess medical image quality.
  3. To discuss a range of practical measures which might be implemented to minimise radiation dose whilst maintaining a level of image quality that is fit for purpose.
 

The radiographers' role in benefit-risk communication

  1. To understand new legislative requirements under the BSS Directive.
  2. To be aware of the key role radiographers play in benefit-risk communication.
  3. To understand key principles for appropriate benefit-risk communication.
 

Future role extension for radiographers

  1. To understand the current status of role extension for radiographers.
  2. To be aware of the international drivers for role extension within radiographic practice.
  3. To appreciate the possible development options for radiographer role extension.
 

Evolving imaging technologies

  1. To be aware of impending developments with regards to imaging equipment.
  2. To consider the potential role for artificial intelligence (AI) within imaging.
  3. To appreciate the future role of social media and computing within radiology departments.
 

Changing the delivery of radiology, responding to the needs of

  1. To be aware of the current challenges facing radiology service delivery.
  2. To consider the opportunities available for developing and improving the delivery of radiology services.
  3. To appreciate the needs of patients when developing a radiology service.
 

What will radiology look like in 30 years?

  1. To understand the key drivers for change within radiology.
  2. To understand the possible areas for development over the next 30 years.
  3. To appreciate how radiology may look in 2049.

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