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Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Course description

The day will cover the basics of how to analyse a chest x-ray, projectional and positional differences which have an impact on image analysis. The main content of the study day will discuss the critical care findings on a Chest X-ray ranging from the post-operative findings and intensive care chest. There will be a particular focus on lines and tube positions within the chests (correct and incorrect positioning) as well as a focus on infections.

Who is this course for?

Open to any nursing/allied health professional who as part of their clinical role is required to acquire or provisionally look at a Chest X-ray in the Critical care setting.

Entry requirements

It is expected that you would have completed a foundation level of communication skills training prior to booking on the study days.

Fees and funding

Who will teach you

Claire Carter, Senior Lecturer at the University of Derby

Claire Carter
Programme leader

Claire Carter is a Senior Lecturer and Business Relationship Manager at the University of Derby. A key part of Claire’s role is to lead on a big lottery partnership supporting our local community in Chesterfield to raise aspirations and increase health and wellbeing within the community.

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Course: Claire Carter (Module leader)  +44 (0)1332 591044

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Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.