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How to Read a Chest X-Ray, Part 1 - CE697
How to Read a Chest X-Ray, Part 1

CE697 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD and Olive Peart, MS,RT(R)(M)
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The goal of this chest X-ray continuing education program is to provide nurses, radiologic technologists and physicians with adequate information on how to interpret a chest X-ray. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List structures that are usually visible on a chest X-ray
  • Discuss the proper way to obtain a chest X-ray
  • Describe how the lungs, mediastinum and heart are assessed on a plain chest X-ray

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, radiologic technologists and physicians.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 11/12/2016

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