26 Aug 2021Resource
CPD can cover a wide range of activities: anything you do to learn or develop professionally can count towards your CPD, providing it enhances what you can offer to service users as part of your practice. In fact, you’re probably already doing more CPD than you realise!
We’ve put together a compilation of useful radiography resources which may aid you in your CPD goals. The list below covers podcasts, webinars, and books which could help your learning.
Therapeutic radiographers share experiences with other professionals within the cancer care community.
The Society of Radiographers’ Radiography Journal has gone online-only from this year, so they have launched a new podcast for those who would like to hear more about the articles and authors featured in the publication.
MRSO, MRI & CT Radiographer, Barbara Nugent, joins podcast host John Post to discuss guidelines and advice available for MRI facilities to continue imaging safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
This Royal College of Radiologists podcast is hosted by Tom Turmezei, consultant radiologist and 2020 RCR Roentgen Professor. It features a series of discussions with radiologists from all over the UK who are passionate about research.
Radiography as a career is much more than simply pushing a button. This podcast by US-based Jeremy Enfinger, which has an accompanying YouTube channel, helps build confidence, skill and efficiency to provide the best possible patient care.
For AHPs or others wanting to find out more about the differences between radiography and radiology, episode 3 of RadCast explains extended radiographer roles, radiographer workforce pressures, and the future of scanning technology. Share this with everyone who gets confused about your job role!
This webinar by medical imaging educator James Hayes covers basic physics of different imaging modalities, the advantages and limitations of each modality, and current and future trends in the field.
25-26 November 2021
This in-person course covers a range of conditions associated with gynaecological imaging. It will include details on how to acquire the best possible images over multiple imaging modalities and how to read these images. The course aims to sharpen reporting skills and optimise scanning efficiency to improve patient outcomes.
25 April 2022
On this course, you’ll gain practical knowledge and refresh your expertise in a range of areas including basic congenital imaging through to scanning pacemakers. You’ll learn about CMR Slice Positioning and how to optimise image quality. A perfect introduction to radiographers looking to move into Cardiac MRI.
Enhance your skills in interpreting radiological images. These 30-minute e-learning sessions are arranged into modules by a comprehensive range of subject areas. Free sample courses are available to try in advance.
Some of the more recent publications in the field:
Master the skills required for safe, effective dental imaging in this solid foundation book, the 6th edition produced by Elsevier.
This book covers the safe use of ionising radiation in all imaging modalities, including the effects of radiation on humans at the cellular and systemic levels, the regulatory and advisory limits for exposure to radiation, and the implementation of radiation safety practices for patients and personnel.
This is the official peer-reviewed journal of the Society and College of Radiographers and the European Federation of Radiographer Societies. Recent and popular articles include:
Please let us know on Twitter and we’ll update our list so everyone can benefit. If you've tried any of these resources, tell us how you found them - and remember to record and reflect on your CPD evidence too!
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