Seminars and Courses

Acute CT Head Interpretation Course

This course provides 6 CPD credits in accordance with the CPD Scheme of the Royal College of Radiologists’.

Location: Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury
London WC1E 7HX

Target audience:  Radiology trainees, radiographers, doctors and healthcare professionals who review CT head imaging (A+E doctors, Acute medics, stroke physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons).

Date:
Saturday, 12 October 2019 – Fully booked
Saturday, 01 February 2020 – Fully booked
Saturday, 14 March 2020 – spaces available

Time: 08:50 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Course fees: £75 – Book now

Nearest stations: Russell Square, Goodge Street, Euston Square or London Euston.

Course overview

The course is designed to take you through a robust way of tackling the head CT scan which you can immediately apply in your clinical work. We will cover the essential anatomy to interpret the images, but any prior reading will augment your learning.

The focus of the teaching is to go through a large volume of scans and build your knowledge bank of normal and the various acute pathologies. We will teach the various ways of distinguishing the different types of abnormalities in a methodical way which can often mimic other pathologies.

Course Programme

0840 – 00850 – Registration
0850 – 0910 – Introduction
0910 – 0925 – CT technique
0925 – 0945 – Anatomy
0945 – 1000 – Our Approach
1000 – 1045 – Ischaemic stroke
1045 – 1100 – Break
1100 – 1200 – Intracranial haemorrhage
1200 – 1300 – Subarachnoid haemorrhage and vascular
1300 – 1345 – Lunch
1345 – 1445 – Trauma
1445 – 1530 – Hydrocephalus and masses
1530 – 1545 – Break
1545 – 1615 – Infection
1615 – 1715 – Post surgical, extracranial, miscellaneous