Diagnostic imaging techniques online for nurses

Key Information

CPD Hours: 18 hours

Course Length: Six weeks

Course Format: An intensive tutor-moderated online learning experience. Resources include weekly online activities, case studies will be provided to direct you through the learning materials, supplementary reading material and discussion forums with colleagues and the tutors

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19 Sep - 30 Oct 22

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This was a very good course, especially to someone who is not so familiar with diagnostic imaging, the basic theory was great!

Course Information

Key Areas
  • Radiation physics and radiation safety in the workplace
  • Normal radiographic anatomy
  • Positioning for radiographs
  • Image artefacts
  • Advanced diagnostic imaging techniques and their application in practice
  • Radiographic evaluation
  • Care of patients undergoing diagnostic imaging procedures
About this course

Do you want to know more about diagnostic imaging techniques in small animals and play a vital role in supporting a range of diagnostic imaging procedures in your workplace?

This online course is aimed at veterinary nurses wishing to extend their knowledge, increase their role and responsibility in radiography and improve their diagnostic imaging techniques.

Through the activities in the course, you will gain skills and knowledge to apply critical appraisal of radiography procedures and promote reflective and evidence-based practice.

Why do this course?
You will develop the skills to obtain and appraise high quality diagnostic images using radiography and provide effective support for other more complex imaging techniques such as ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging.

For a more in-depth look at CT and MRI for veterinary nurses, please take a look at CT and MRI for veterinary nurses online


Lindsey Berriman, BSc (Hons) Radiography PGCert Veterinary Education FHEA
Head Radiographer
The Royal Veterinary College

Ashley Moors, FdSc GradDipVN PGCertVetEd FHEA RVN
Veterinary Radiographer
The Royal Veterinary College