Reporting radiographer Matthew Mackenzie uses the e-Learning for Healthcare e-LfH Image interpretation sessions in his work at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and says they are invaluable CPD.
Working as a plain film musculoskeletal (MSK) radiographer, he used e-LfH to prepare himself for the reporting role.
"I have used the modules as ongoing CPD and to consolidate my existing image interpretation skills," Matthew said.
He has completed all the adult and paediatric MSK plain film modules, as well as all of the adult and most of the paediatric chest modules because he wants to train in chest and abdominal reporting in the next couple of years.
"I also found the cross-sectional modules useful for enhancing my CT head and cervical spine knowledge," Matthew said.
"e-LfH allowed me to participate fully in the red dot and primary clinical evaluation system we use in our department.
"The Image Interpretation programme is very well designed and is excellent for demonstrating CPD. Being able to start and stop whenever you need, and being able to pick up where you have left off, allowed me to fit it in amongst my existing work.
"In fact, I did most of the modules between patients while on night shifts."
Matthew says he is planning to look at some of the modules designed for radiologists next to improve his appreciation of pathological appearances across different modalities. He will join the e-LfH authoring team later this year to share his expertise.
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