Module details

Module level

Level 7

Module credits

40 credits

Next course date

January 

Location

Derby Campus

Module description

This module provides a structured approach to learning about the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiological processes that affect the chest. You will engage with self audit, reflective practice and address any knowledge gaps that you and/or your peers identify, in order to build a comprehensive portfolio demonstrating your ability to produced radiographic reports is a structured, concise and accurate manner.

The majority of the study you will undertake will be in the workplace. You will complete a portfolio which will include a log book and evidence of reflective practice.

This module will allow you to work alongside your peers to investigate and address and gaps in your knowledge as a group. The result of this problem-based learning approach will contribute to your portfolio and help develop your skills to continue to pursue further self directed learning upon completion of the programme.

The advanced practice framework has been considered, successful completion of the module content and assessment methods will help underpin your application for advanced practice status.

Who this course is for 

This course is for Health Professionals who wish to produce formal reports on radiographic images of the chest. You will have a minimum of 2 years' postgraduate experience and have regular access to radiographic images and radiology support.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, students will be able to:

Entry requirements

Normally, applicants must:

Fees and funding

2020/21 Fees (August 2020 - July 2021)

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £1,500.

For more information on payment options, please contact our Student Records and Fees team by phone on +44 (0)1332 591063 or email at studentrecordsandfees@derby.ac.uk.

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

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