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BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography

Year 1

(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)

Learning outcomes

- Demonstrate a familiarity with the basic concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of diagnostic radiography;
- Use basic generic and subject specific intellectual qualities i.e. Be able to communicate the results of their work; present a structured and coherent simple argument;
- Be able to interpret the underlying concepts and principles of diagnostic radiography;
- Understand the research process and the need for health and social care practice to be grounded in research based evidence;
- Demonstrate an ability to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to problem solving associated with diagnostic radiography;
- Appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners;
- Demonstrate an awareness of professional and disciplinary boundaries within diagnostic radiography and healthcare;
- Undertake routine radiography of the musculo-skeletal system (excluding skull, facial bones and sinuses), thorax and abdomen whilst demonstrating safe and effective practice.
- Work at the level of an Assistant Practitioner

Transferable (key) skills

- Qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to diagnostic radiography;
- Skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility;


- Demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the discipline;
- Work that covers a restricted area of the discipline;
- Demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies;


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