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Essential Radiography for Veterinary Nurses
Mini Series

Improve and advance your radiography skills in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • Packed with practical tips on everything you need to know about radiography in small animal practice
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

I found the way things were described very easy to follow, giving me a lot more confidence in taking radiographs.

Will help me in practice with better positioning. I will also make more use of contrast media.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Basic Principles of Radiography and Orthopaedic Radiography

  • How to prepare and restrain your patients before taking x-rays
  • The principles of good radiographic technique and how to obtain the best quality x-rays
  • A step by step guide and practical tips on which views are required in a variety of orthopaedic cases and how to take them
  • Normal joint appearance and examples of common orthopaedic diseases

Session 2

Thoracic and Abdominal Radiography

  • How to obtain good quality thoracic and abdominal x-rays
  • How to interpret thoracic x-rays – recognising what is normal, identifing different types of lung pattern and looking for signs of heart disease
  • The thoracic diseases that require special nursing and anaesthesia care
  • Abdominal x-rays - what's normal and the common radiographic signs of abdominal disease

Session 3

Radiographic Contrast Studies

  • The types of contrast media available and general principles of preparation of patients
  • How to perform a barium swallow and a gastrointestinal series and the indications and contra-indications for this type of study
  • Indications for intra-venous urography studies and how to perform them
  • When and how to do a lower urinary contrast study – cystography and urethrography

Meet the Presenter....

Sérgio Guilherme

LMV MRCVS Veterinary Radiologist

Sérgio graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Lisbon, Portugal. As part of his veterinary degree, he completed a six month clinical externship at the Animal Medical Center, New York and Cornell University, USA. After two years working in general practice, he did a one year rotating internship at Davies Veterinary Specialists, UK.

This was followed by a three year residency program in Radiology at the Royal Veterinary College which he completed in 2009. Since then he has joined the Radiology service at Davies Veterinary Specialists, where he works with all the major imaging modalities available – Radiography, Ultrasound, CT and MRI. Sérgio teaches and lectures both in the UK and abroad.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

This course will help a lot as I work nights so sometimes need to take xrays in emergency situations with fewer staff to assist with positioning or interpreting issues whilst awaiting vets, to relay to them en route.

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12 months access to recordings and course materials is included.

Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events.
Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format and increase your confidence when taking radiographs

Just £247 + VAT*

  • Overseas customers outside the EU will not be charged VAT.
  • Overseas customers in the EU; provide your VAT number and we will refund the VAT.
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Price includes...

  • All 3 sessions
  • Notes and quiz (8 hours CPD)
  • PLUS unlimited access to recordings and all course materials for 12 months!
  • No child or pet care to arrange
  • No traffic jams or accommodation hassles
  • No rota clashes to worry about and no locum cover needed

Just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource


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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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