Radiography: Breast Evaluation PgCert/PgDip/MSc
Facts about Radiography: Breast Evaluation
|Qualification||Radiography: Breast Evaluation PgCert/PgDip/MSc|
|Duration||Full time: 2 years
Part time: 2–5 years
|Attendance||Normally five days per module
|Assessment||Case studies, research protocols, dissertation, essays, portfolios, practical assessment, OSCE, reflective log book
Choose Kingston's Radiography: Breast Evaluation MSc
Breast cancer care, diagnosis and treatment exist in a changing professional environment that requires practitioners to continually update and review clinical practice. If you are a registered healthcare practitioner working in the field of breast evaluation, this course is relevant to you.
This interprofessional programme enables participants to gain competence in the multi-skilled practice of breast evaluation. Shared learning for different healthcare disciplines is facilitated through a range of modules provided by collaborative partners at the Jarvis National Breast Screening Training Centre, Guildford, and at The South-West London National Breast Screening Training Centre at St George's. By developing your multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis, care and management of breast disease, this programme enables the enhancement of service provision to women requesting or requiring breast evaluation.
You may be granted exemption from modules according to professional and academic qualifications. You can take individual modules as 'free standing' as part of your continuing professional development (CPD). Independent study modules enable modules to be based around your individual CPD and workplace needs.
What will you study?
You will study modules relating to clinical roles, management, supervisory and assessment roles, quality issues, research methods and ethics, as well as taking a module of independent study to meet a particular professional need or interest.
Some of the modules are developed in partnership with the Jarvis and St George's Breast Screening Centres.
The postgraduate admissions administrator will help you choose the most suitable combination of modules depending on your needs. You will study modules relating to clinical roles, management, supervisory and assessment roles, quality issues, research methods and ethics, as well as taking a module of independent study to meet a particular professional need or interest. Some of the modules are developed in partnership with a range of healthcare providers.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
* double module
- Assessing and Supervising in the Workplace
- Breast Cancer Treatment, Management and Care
- Dissertation (equivalent to four modules)
- Managing Continual Professional Development
- Quality and Professional Issues in Health Care
- Research Methods
- Self-Managed Learning
- Digital Imaging in Healthcare
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging I: Principles
- Foundation to Image Interpretation
- Computed Tomography I: Principles
- Interpretation and Reporting in Mammography
- Ultrasound of the Breast*
- Contemporary Practice in Breast Cancer Imaging
- Cancer Management
In partnership with the Jarvis and St George's Breast Screening Training Centres
- Advanced Principles and Practice of Breast Interventional Techniques*
- Clinical Breast Examination and Client Communication*
- Introduction to Breast Imaging with Radiation
- Management of People in the Workplace*
- Professional Practice in Mammography I* and II*
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