Justification and skill mix in radiology

We offer a study in ‘Justification and skill mix in radiology’ (15 ETCs) for an international community of radiographers.

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Study level
Short study programmes
Closing dates
15 ECTs
Start up
Autumn 2018

Why study Justification and skill mix in radiology?

Justification ensures that the right radiological procedures is provided for the right patient at the right time. It is a key principle in radiation protection, and protects patients from other adverse effect of unwarranted imaging, in addition to promoting efficient use of health care resources.

What you will learn

The course disseminates knowledge, skills and understanding, in order to enable radiographers to act as gatekeepers for justification of imaging referrals, which is tantamount to active participation in multidisciplinary teams. The course focuses on the evidence base and international normative recommendations for appropriate and efficient use of clinical imaging. Justification of imaging affects many actors and the decision make process is vital. Hence, division of tasks and responsibilities between professionals (skill mix) and between community and specialist health care, is core question for discussion.

The programme will be offered as a online course and on campus Drammen.

Admission requirements

Bachelor degree in Radiography minimum 180 ECTs or other scientific degree with similar level of radiation knowledge, e.g. referring physicians, radiologists from countries with similar health care and socioeconomically systems as in Scandinavia.

English speaking and writing competencies.

Study facts

Online / Workshops – Drammen


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