Norwich Image Interpretation Course

Heidi Nunn (Advanced Practice Reporting Radiographer)

Further Information

Who are Heidi and David Nunn?

Heidi is an Advanced Practice Reporting Radiographer, reporting plain radiograph referrals from A&E, GPs, rheumatology, outpatients and inpatients. She is based at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and the Norwich Radiology Academy, UK, previously at Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK. She is the author of all of the radiological information on this website.

David is a Consultant Anaesthetist, also at the Norfolk & Norwich, who has an interest in computer programming and website creation. This website was designed by David, who runs Medical Web Systems as a sole trader. Other projects have included the website for the Vascular Anaesthesia Society of Great Britain and Ireland (VASGBI), and for some non-medical sites. He has also created numerous other programs, including a multi award-winning program for booking patients onto emergency theatre lists.

Read about us on Page 2 of the April 2008 edition of "The Pulse"
(in-house magazine for the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust)

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CPD for medical doctors
The Royal College of Radiologists has confirmed that as the MSK online course has been endorsed by the College of Radiographers, additional accreditation from the RCR is not required:
"1.5 Reciprocity: Because of the wide range and variety of medical practice it is recognised that doctors working in one specialty may find it helpful to undertake CPD activities that are more usually appropriate for a different specialty. To facilitate this, a CPD activity approved by one College or Faculty may be accepted as part of the CPD for a doctor from a different College or Faculty without the need for a second accreditation process."
CPD credits
Guidance for allocating CPD credits is provided by the Royal College of Radiologists' document Continuing professional development (CPD) scheme (Third edition). In this, it states that "Distance learning from accredited online courses, events, meetings, lectures and educational activities" should be allocated at one credit per hour. One additional credit for reflection, and a further credit for documenting impact of the activity on clinical care can also be claimed.
Number of certificates awarded:

Total number issued: 107,745
Further Learning Opportunities
e-Learning for Healthcare
Modules in e-LfH useful for image Interpretation:
  • Radiology (R-ITI)
  • Interpretation of Radiological Images (e-IRI)
Radiology Café
Radiology Café's mission is to support applicants to clinical radiology training and provide the best educational resources and exam preparation material for radiology trainees
Images from this website have been used in the following books and courses:
  • Advanced Assessment and Treatment of Trauma, ed M D Panté and A N Pollak (2010, pub. Jones & Bartlett)
  • Essentials of Emergency Medicine 2nd ed., auth R V Aghababian (2011, pub Jones & Bartlett)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, auth/ed Dr John Sarwark and Dr Cynthia LaBella. (Spring 2010)
  • Professional Paramedic Series, Volume III: Trauma Care and EMS Operations, auth R Beebe and J Myers (Oct 2010)
  • Forensic Science Programme (A&E's International Affiliate) A Algus
  • PhD Thesis (Sara Flood, Australia)
  • Local emergency department guidelines (Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and Lancaster Royal Infirmary)

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