Nottingham Breast Institute

Thursday 19 October 2017

DBT Training for Radiologists

COURSE FULL

 


Monday 13 - Wednesday 15 November 2017

Post Graduate Award in Mammography

This is a collaborative partnership between Nottingham International Breast Education Centre (NIBEC) and Birmingham City University (BCU).

THIS MODULE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Applicants will be qualified radiographers who hold either DCR or BSc qualification in Diagnostic Radiography or Radiotherapy.   UK applicants should be registered with the Health & Care Professions Council as a diagnostic or therapeutic radiographer. Overseas will need to provide evidence of qualification in radiography.

The Theory of Breast Disease Diagnosis (TBDD) and Mammography Practice (MP) are modules for those wishing to train to undertake the role of mammographer in the areas of breast screening and diagnosis.

Students must study TBDD and MP modules concurrently in order to apply for the College of Radiographers Post Graduate Award in Mammography Practice.

You will attend a 3 day theory week followed by a further 2 days approximately 4 months later.  This will take place at NIBEC. The course will deliver lectures and workshops for both TBDD and MP.

As part of the MP module you will attend a practical training week, the date of which will be arranged when your application has been accepted.  You will receive one to one training from an assigned trainer.  This is an intensive clinical training course where practical skills and practice learning which will be supported through observation and hands on experience.  This will take place at the Nottingham Breast Institute.

For the MP module your ability and knowledge will be evaluated by:-

  • A clinical portfolio
  • A 3000 word assignment

For TBDD you are expected to carry out a 500 work annotated bibliography.  You will also present a 3000 word essay the title of which will be issued during the theory week.

For further information and application pack please email nibecadministrationoffice@nuh.nhs.uk

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Thursday 16 & Friday 17 November 2017

Radiologists Specialist Course

This course is aimed at registrars intending to take up posts as breast radiologists and recently appointed consultants. 

It is specifically designed to supplement level 2 breast training and consolidate the knowledge acquired during breast radiology attachments. Recent technologies including tomosynthesis and CESM will be discussed and interesting examples shown. Previous participants have found the mock/interactive MDT particularly helpful as preparation for a consultant post.

Attendance at such a course is expected for anyone wishing to apply for a consultant radiologist within the NHSBSP.  Participants will gain theoretical & practical knowledge on the radiological management of screen detected & symptomatic breast disease.

This course provides 12 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists.

Guest speaker: Dr Nisha Sharma, Director of Breast Screening, Leeds Teaching Hospitals

UK NHS delegates: £450

Private & overseas: £630

Please note: Payment made by credit or debit cards will incur an additional charge of £1.50

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Thursday 30 November 2017

Administration & Clerical Study Day

Admin and clerical staff are the backbone of the NHS.  Their understanding of breast cancer is vital in support of both the patient and the medical team.

The language  of breast cancer is confusing and at times, difficult to understand. This study day will help to make sense and give meaning to such language, which will result in a better understanding of the patient journey.

This study day is always well received and early registration is therefore essential.

Fees £75

Please note: Payment made by credit or debit cards will incur an additional charge of £1.50

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Thursday 11 January 2018

CPD Terror

Worried or unsure how to properly document your CPD activities ?

Want to know how to make your CPD purposeful ?

Limited options to undertake advanced practice but don't want to stop with education ?

Want to know how to get back into education ?

Then this study day is for you !

The aim on the day is to:-

  • Give you the know-how to properly document CPD activities  
  • Create leads and links to university modules 
  • Help to get involved with research projects
  • Tips and tools on how to get started on a poster presentation

There will be interactive workshops covering SWOT analysis and reflective practice.

UK NHS delegates: £155

Private & overseas: £195

Please note: Payment made by credit or debit cards will incur an additional charge of £1.50

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Tuesday 23 January 2018

CESM Study Day

This course is targeted at radiologists and radiographers who are working within a diagnostic breast imaging environment and who are keen to broaden their understanding of the concept and application of CESM in clinical practice.

 At the conclusion of the course delegates will:-

  • Have a better understanding of the technical principals of CESM
  • Have increased awareness of current publication data supporting CESM
  • Have a better understanding of interpreting mammograms involving the use of a contrast agent
  • Be able to display 3D images on IDI workstation and utilise reporting tools

It will incorporate both theoretical classroom learning and practical ‘hands-on’ sessions to allow an appreciation of this advanced technology.  Delivered by leading experts from the Nottingham Breast Institute, who were first to introduce this technology into their symptomatic clinical practice in the UK.

This course provides 5 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists.

Fees £300

Please note: Payment made by credit or debit cards will incur an additional charge of £1.50

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Thursday 29 March 2018

DBT Training for Radiologists

This is a recognised Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) training course.

The course has been designed to meet the requirements and standards of the NHSBSP for DBT training.  It will be a very intensive day and will facilitate individual understanding of the technology and clinical applications

You will participate in individual assessment of cases gaining better understanding of DBT image interpretation and clinical diagnosis.

The course will follow the format of classroom based lectures and clinical case review on dedicated mammography reporting workstations.

This course provides 7 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists

Fees £300

Please note: Payment made by credit or debit cards will incur an additional charge of £1.50

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Tel: 0115 969 1169 ext 59030/59031

Email: nibecenquiries@nuh.nhs.uk

NHS Nottingham University Hospitals
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