Claire Richards

Position: Lecturer in Imaging

College: College of Health and Social Care

Department: Health Care Practice

Subject area: Diagnostic Imaging

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About

I am currently a Lecturer in Imaging, on both the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography and the Assistant Practitioner Foundation Degree programmes.

Teaching responsibilities

I currently teach on a variety of modules, including Technology, Anatomy and Professional Practice on the undergraduate programme. I also teach Radiography specific modules to the Assistant Practitioners.

Professional interests

Trauma Radiography; paediatric imaging; anatomy; forensics; CT; Reporting; Leadership.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Health Professions Council 
  • Society of Radiographers
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography, Birmingham City University
  • PGCert in Higher Eductaion , University of Derby.

Recent conferences

Presented at Achieving Excellence in Radiography - Manchester (Nov 2012) One Foot in Each Camp - Surviving a Split Academic / Clinical Position.

Additional interests and activities

Currently working a split role as a part time Senior Radiographer at Leicester Royal Infirmary, and as a Lecturer in Imaging at University of Derby. I am also a Clinical Liason Officer for the UHL trust. These roles enable me to have strong links to both departments.

Experience in industry

I qualified in 2004 and have worked as a Senior Radiographer at Leicester Royal Infirmary since. I partake in a regular rotation through Accident and Emergency, where I have gained competent skills in trauma imaging; CT, where I have achieved a College of Radiographers certificate in IV administration, Paediatrics, Procedures and Plain Film. I am currently an active part of the forensic team at this trust.

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