Sheffield Hallam University: Enhanced Diagnostic Imaging Practice
|Institution||Sheffield Hallam University|
|Department||Faculty of Health and Wellbeing|
|Telephone||(+44) 0114 225 5533|
Complete your learning at a time and place that suits your own circumstances.
Enhance your skills and employability in a multidisciplinary setting.
Select elective modules to help focus your learning around your own role.
Develop your theoretical knowledge of image interpretation to improve your practice.
This distance learning course is designed for health professionals who use diagnostic imaging and in their current role, including diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers, radiation technologists, physiotherapists, nurses, advanced nurse practitioners, junior doctors, and podiatrists. It allows practitioners useful flexibility in furthering their skills.
How you learn
You can study individual modules from this course and gain academic credit towards a qualification. Visit our continuing professional development website for more information.
Learning for this course is based on distance learning. A series of formative assessments facilitate learning, and allows for the identification of learning needs.
Whilst predominantly focussed around radiographic image interpretation, the course also allows you to develop your understanding of a range of imaging modalities and enhance your skills in areas such as research, leadership, and education.
You learn through:
online presentations and live collaborative
e-tivities online resources and textbooks
Applied learning Live project
Discussion of ideas is encouraged throughout the module and participants are regularly challenged to question, explain and explore topics under consideration. Application of learning and justification of practice is strengthened by the use of questioning, peer-review, and asynchronous or synchronous online conferencing (such as the use of discussion boards and Blackboard Collaborate). A number of these activities reflect approaches which may be encountered in practice. The online discussion board and collaborate sessions will be used to provide tutorial support, peer support and share learning.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
All applications are assessed individually but normally require:
A relevant healthcare degree level qualification, or equivalent, recognised in the UK.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiography
Equivalent, international academic and/or professional qualifications will be considered. Applicants will be considered on other relevant evidence which may include for example documented evidence of recent CPD activity, innovative practice, practice leadership, service development, research projects and/or publications. Such evidence must be clearly described in any application
Applicants are usually required to provide at least one reference evidencing their capability for postgraduate study.
Level of English language capability
Where English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 is required, with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no individual element below 5.5.
Relevant work or work-related experience
Applicants will be motivated and prepared to study independently and autonomously. They must be prepared to embrace the challenges of Masters level study including online distance learning, have access to a computer with reliable internet connection to support engagement, and have sound IT skills. The ability to use Microsoft Word and Power Point. Applicants will also need to have access to diagnostic Images in their current practice
The programme is intellectually challenging and applicants should be prepared to actively contribute to discussion and debate; critically reflect upon own and others’ practice and; explore and evaluate the evidence base underpinning their chosen course of study.
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