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How to Understand a Chest X-Ray, Part 2 - CE701
How to Understand a Chest X-Ray, Part 2
CE701 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD and Olive Peart, MS, RT (R) (M)
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Objectives:
The goal of this radiology continuing education program is to provide physicians, nurses and radiologic technologists with information on how to identify common disorders seen on a chest X-ray. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List the common types of pathology seen on a CXR
  • Discuss the CXR features of a pneumothorax, pneumonia, mediastinal mass, atelectasis and pleural effusion
  • Describe complications associated with central lines, pacemakers and nasogastric tubes that are seen on a CXR
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including physicians, nurses and radiologic technologists.
 
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 1/31/2017

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