Trauma Radiography

by Expert Reviewer: Jane Kollmer; Instructor: Deborah Greer, MEd, RT(R)(M); Staff Writer: Olive Peart, MS,RT(R)(M)

$23.00

i 1.25 CEH

Course Overview

Trauma radiography is an art. The vast majority of radiographs that a trauma radiographer must perform have to be improvised. You must know theory involved for procedures performed and the ability to critically think through the procedures to make the necessary positioning adjustments to accommodate the condition of the patient.

 

This module will discuss trends in trauma statistics along with the basic rules of trauma in addition to the importance of teamwork when caring for the trauma patient. Also, it will identify and explain key patient assessment procedures that are necessary as well as radiation protection measures employed by a trauma radiographer. Various trauma situations will be explored.

About the Course Author

Olive Peart, MS, RT(R)(M), is a SME Writer with Relias. She is an established author, educator and radiographer. Olive has authored several radiology and mammography textbooks and regularly presents mammography and other radiography-related topics at seminars throughout the United States and Canada plus internationally via webinars.

Olive Peart, MS,RT(R)(M) has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

  • Mississippi State Department of Health Bureau of Professional Licensure Medical Radiation Technologists

    1.00HOURS

    Mississippi State Department of Health Bureau of Professional Licensure Medical Radiation Technologists (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Radiation technologists will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-RAD19
  • Hours:

    1.25
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2020-09-01
  • Learning Objectives:

    Identify and explain the terminology associated with fractures and types of fractures; Identify the modifications necessary when imaging trauma patients; Identify trends in trauma statistics and recognize the importance of teamwork and communication
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction

    About This Course

    Learning Objectives

    Section 2: Overview

    Trauma Scenario

    Trauma Radiography

    Trauma Statistics

    Trauma Center Levels

    Team Approach

    Imaging

    Radiographic Trauma Terminology

    Types of Fractures

    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

    Radiation Protection

    Summary

    Section 3: Clinical Vignette

    Section 4: Conclusion

    Summary

    Course Contributor

    References

  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Radiologic Technologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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