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Image Interpretation - General Introduction: Dementia

Image Interpretation - General Introduction: Dementia

Image Interpretation - General Introduction: Dementia

Emily Lewis
Emily Lewis
on behalf of Health Education England

$30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00

$ 30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00
$ 30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00
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Launch date: 25 Jul 2018
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Last updated: 30 Jul 2018

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Description

This session will provide you with an overview of the common symptoms and sub-types of dementia and enable you to understand how best to care for this patient group within the context of imaging and radiotherapy.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the different types of dementia including the common symptoms and disease progression
• Explain the challenges that people with dementia face when they come for an imaging or radiotherapy procedure
• Describe the principles of person-centred care and how this can be applied in the radiography setting
• Apply the acquired knowledge to communicate more effectively with people with dementia and have the confidence to constructively approach behaviour that challenges
Emily Lewis

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Emily Lewis
on behalf of Health Education England

Emily qualified as a diagnostic radiographer in 2007 graduating from the University of Leeds. Having worked as a radiographer in Bath, she relocated to take up a research radiographer 2 year joint post between the University of Bradford and the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

She remains a research radiographer at the Trust where she manages the radiology approvals processes for clinical trials and collaborates with clinical staff on numerous research projects. Her research interests include radiography education, survey research methods, radiographer role extension and patient care, in particular for people with dementia.

She was successful in securing her first research grant as part of the CoRIPS award and used this research to complete her MRes (Masters in Research) in 2014. Emily has been awarded an Alzheimer’s Society Doctoral Fellowship to explore the experience of people with dementia in radiology departments, which she will commence at the University of Bradford in late 2014.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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