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PDC20073 - Chest X-ray - Basic Review

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course provides an introduction of basic interpretation of chest x-rays. Students will identify common, clinical reasons for a chest x-ray and will gain an understanding into some of the more common abnormalities found on a chest x-ray. The course will provide a systematic approach for interpreting radiological findings.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

1 hour

Career Opportunities

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course provides an introduction of basic interpretation of chest x-rays. Students will identify common, clinical reasons for a chest x-ray and will gain an understanding into some of the more common abnormalities found on a chest x-ray. The course will provide a systematic approach for interpreting radiological findings..

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify clinical symptoms that require a chest x-ray
  2. Apply a systematic approach for reviewing a chest x-ray
  3. Identify important elements of radiological findings
  4. Compare normal radiological findings in comparison to abnormal radiological findings.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au

Key dates

20 SEP
Online Chat Session
28 SEP
On Time Applications to QTAC, UAC, VTAC, SATAC,
11 OCT
Online Chat
11 OCT
STEPS Online Chat