This online course is designed for medical professionals seeking to develop their skills in radiology techniques. The course focuses on three key areas: surgical preparation of hands, drawing out medications, and administering injections and infusions. Each topic is covered in-depth, with a combination of theoretical knowledge and hands-on practice.
TOPIC 1: Surgical preparation of hands In this topic, students will learn the proper techniques for surgical hand preparation, including hand washing and gowning. The course will cover the different types of hand hygiene, as well as the importance of maintaining a sterile environment. Students will also learn how to identify and manage potential infection risks in the clinical setting.
TOPIC 2: Drawing out medications, intramuscular and intravenous injections This topic focuses on the practical skills needed to draw out medications and administer injections. Students will learn the differences between intramuscular and intravenous injections, and the appropriate techniques for each. The course will cover the common medications used in radiology, including contrast agents and sedatives. Students will also learn about the potential complications associated with injections and how to prevent them.
TOPIC 3: Infusions, blood collection In this topic, students will learn about infusions and blood collection techniques. The course will cover the different types of infusion equipment and fluids, and how to administer them safely. Students will also learn the proper technique for blood collection, including venipuncture and capillary puncture. The course will cover the different types of blood tests and the importance of accurate sample collection and handling.
By the end of this course, students will have gained the knowledge and skills needed to perform radiology techniques safely and effectively in a clinical setting. They will be able to demonstrate proficiency in surgical hand preparation, medication administration, and blood collection.