An interactive 1 day course aimed at senior physiotherapists and new APPs with limited or no radiology background, wanting to learn more about requesting and basics of interpreting musculoskeletal imaging and how to utilise for better patient care in practice.
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Jessica Gent: Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, Clinical Lead for First Contact MSK Roles
MAPPED TO ROADMAP TO PRACTICE - FCP KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES
Cost: 1 day: MACP members £120 / Non-members £150
The day includes:
- Requesting and looking at X-rays - Requesting and looking at MRIs - Case study based- teaching, orientation, normal, normal variants, pathological images, evidence base on imaging and how to utilise it to enhance your existing clinical reasoning & patient care
By the end of the course you will:
- Know the indication for requesting basic imaging for the areas you have studied including lumbar spine, knee and shoulder
- Have a structured method of looking at these images
- Understand where imaging plays a role clinically and pit falls and advantages in the use of imaging and patient care
- Have an understanding of what is normal and what is abnormal in these images
- Have an idea of resources to help you develop your skills
- Discuss how you interpret imaging, imaging reports and how you discuss this with your MSK patients
You will not:
Be legally qualified to request radiology
Be legally covered to interpret radiological examinations or write imaging reports
Know everything about imaging these anatomical areas
Ms Jessica Gent
Jessica Gent is an advanced practice physiotherapist specialising in lower limb conditions at Solent NHS Trust in Portsmouth. Her current role is as Consultant Physiotherapist, Clinical Lead for First Contact MSK Roles
Jessica has been an advanced practitioner for 11 years and currently lectures on the MACP course on integrating imaging into MSK physiotherapy practice as well as a guest lecturer for postgraduate MSK masters programmes at Coventry, Kings College London and Brighton Universities. Her passion in teaching is to help others apply clinical reason- ing and best practice as well as evidence base to advanced practice roles and has led on setting up and mentoring the local competency programmes for new ESP’s/advancedpractitioners within Solent NHS Trust building on previous work at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington. She has also completed injection training, utilised injections within practice and jointly written the local PGD for injectors across her trust as well as completed the supplementary prescribing course for physiotherapists.
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