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This module is designed around an attendance of one week to provide the foundation for understanding and relating all of the key processes involved in reading breast images followed by nine months of learning in a professional environment within healthcare.
This module is designed for healthcare professionals, such as breast clinicians or radiographers who wish to perform as advanced practitioners.
It is related to the image interpretation of screening mammograms, detecting and identifying any abnormalities, classifying those possible abnormalities, and then making a decision on the likely probabilities whether to recall the woman for further clinical assessment, with all the associated patient anxieties.
The module assessment components consist of evaluating clinical skills, self analysis, and academic skills of essay writing on an associated topic.
Who is the module for:
Registered healthcare professionals practising within the breast care field with at least two years' full-time clinical experience and a degree/diploma in a relevant healthcare profession. We welcome applications from Radiographers, Radiologists, Breast Clinicians and Associate Physicians.
Registration as a healthcare professional and a degree/diploma in a relevant healthcare profession. At least two years' full time clinical experience within the breast care field.
Number of credits and level of study:
30 credits at level 7.
Objective structured practical examination (OSPE), essay and reflective summary
Jarvis National Breast Screening Training Centre, Guildford, Surrey GU1 1LJ
Pattern of Delivery:
Course Length: 9 months with 4 teaching days over 1 week plus self-directed study and a secondment visit.
*Dates may change
Please Email Postgraduate Radiography , Who will be happy to help you with any queries.