Radiology in the Assessment of the Critically Ill Patient: CT and XR Interpretation

What the Consultant Intensivist needs to know

An intensive and interactive case-based course, with short lectures, to develop further your CT and XR interpretation practice organised by Infomed Research & Training
on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 September 2017, at The Royal College of Radiologists, 63 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JW

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Target Audience

The course is aimed at Consultants and SASGs in Intensive Care, and Consultant and SASG Anaesthetists covering Intensive Care sessions. Suitable also for senior STs.

Course Directors

Dr Justin Kirk-Bayley, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford
Dr Elizabeth Dick, Consultant Radiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Course fee

Early bookers rates (booking and paying before or on Tue 4 July):
NHS: £495 (inc. VAT)
Private sector: £695 (inc. VAT)

Standard rates (booking and paying on or after Tue 4 July):
NHS: £575 (inc. VAT)
Private sector: £795 (inc. VAT)

Course fee includes web access to lecture slides (pdf) when submitted by the faculty, course booklet, lunch and refreshments and attendance certificate.


Course faculty

Leading Consultant Radiologists, experts in their respective fields and experienced in advancing the skills of other specialists

  • Dr Christen Barras, Consultant Neuroradiologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Dr Calvin Soh, Consultant Radiologist, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Sa Tran, Consultant Radiologist, King’s College Hospital, London
  • Dr Raj Das, Consultant Radiologist, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
  • Dr Tim Yusuf, Consultant Radiologist, King’s College Hospital, London
  • Dr Mohammad Daneshi, Consultant Radiologist, Croydon University Hospital, London
  • Dr Ana Nicolescu, Consultant Radiologist, Barts Health NHS Trust


Approved by RCoA for 11.0 CPD credits

Full course programme

(Download and print)
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About the Course

  • Numbers strictly limited. Two attendees per iMac workstation for peer interaction and learning
  • Case based learning with short introductory lectures, offering guidance and practical knowledge
  • Interactive discussions, what is relevant and significant, tips and take home messages that will change your interpreting practice

The Course will assist the Intensivist

  • to understand how radiological investigations can best be used to assist in the management of critically ill patients (covering head and spine, chest, abdomen)
  • to interpret radiological investigations performed on critically ill patients to acquire a systematic approach to image interpretation
  • to understand what not to miss and why, including life threatening problems, and common errors to avoid 
  • to know what investigation to ask from the Radiologists and when to ask for help!
  • to understand the key guidelines and protocols
  • to understand the roles, advantages, disadvantages of modalities, i.e. Plain XR, US, CT and MR

Course aim and learning outcomes

To provide the busy, ‘hands-on’ Consultant Intensivist with a practical, stimulating and comprehensive update on imaging interpretation and reporting:

  1. practical (workstation based learning);
  2. stimulating (interactive, high tutor-delegate ratio, challenging, real-life cases, immediate feedback); and
  3. comprehensive (head, chest and abdomen).

By the end of the course, the delegate will have:

  1. a comprehensive understanding of good/best imaging interpretation and reporting practice in intensive care;
  2. improved imaging interpretation and reporting skills;
  3. greater confidence in advanced practice; and
  4. identified skills and knowledge gaps, if any, relevant to his/her practice, and clear ways by which these can be addressed.
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