Advanced Medical Imaging
This programme will allow you to meet the challenge of specialist, advanced and consultant...
School of Health and Society
Advanced Procedures Reporting (APR) is a 15 credit module aimed at experienced healthcare professionals who would like to further extend their role within a specialism of radiological reporting.
It is also available as part of our MSc Advanced Medical Imaging.
Completed following Principles of Advanced Practice and in conjunction with the Core Skills for Radiological Reporting module, APR allows you to develop your skills further in image interpretation within your negotiated radiological specialism and become competent in pattern recognition and image interpretation specific to your own area of practice.
This module will equip you with the skills to be able to deal with a complex caseload and be effective in formulating diagnoses and communicating your reports both verbally and in writing.
Specialisms can include for example; Barium Swallow Reporting, HSG Reporting, CTC Reporting.
This module will enable you to contribute to a double reporting system.
Academics and clinical experts holding honorary lecturer appointments with the University of Salford have developed learning resources and will deliver the teaching for this module.
Teaching is delivered via one block of attendance at the University of Salford, supported by independent learning.
The School of Health and Society is a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real world impact.
Our courses are informed by the latest research and we work closely with organisations from both the public and private sector to ensure our teaching is at the forefront of practice.
This module can be taken as stand-alone for the purposes of continuing professional development or as part of our MSc Advanced Medical Imaging programme.
As a school, we work with over 100 health and social care organisations so our links with industry are very strong. These relationships will be of direct benefit to you because our academic team work in practice in some of these organisations at a senior level so are able to keep you at the forefront of developments in the sector which in turn help you provide a better service.
A clinical placement with access to a clinical caseload and the support of a clinical mentor will be required.
Previous study and experience
You will hold a degree in BSc (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiography or other health care professional qualification, 2:1 or above.
For clinically related modules, you will also have access to a relevant imaging caseload and support of a clinical mentor. Regrettably, the University of Salford cannot undertake to find a clinical placement for you.
Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.
Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).
You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.