Medicine - Interventional Imaging & Practice

This 30 credit programme will lead to a graduate certificate in Interventional Imaging and Practice. It will cover the fundamental aspects of Interventional Radiology; current IR technology; radiation safety; patient care and IR procedures. This programme is designed for radiographers working in the speciality of Interventional Radiology.

It aims to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of both the service and the clinical practice within IR. It will equip students to respond to the rapidly changing and evolving nature of this Radiology sub-speciality.

Course Features

Addresses both theoretical and clinical practice in Interventional Radiology (IR)

Addresses new and evolving technological developments in the field of IR

Develops clinical and critical thinking skills

Accommodates working professionals as the material is predominantly delivered through an e-learning environment

The Course is divided up into four modules; one 10 credit module in Patient Care and Interventional Procedures, one 10 credit module in Radiation Safety, one five credit module in cross sectional imaging and one 5 credit module in IR technology.

These modules will predominantly be delivered in an e-learning environment. The teaching and learning strategies are designed to encourage autonomous reflective practitioners who can further develop their personal and professional skills within a supportive framework.

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core
Radiation SafetyRDGY40900
Cross Sectional AnatomyRDGY41220
Patient Care and Interventional ProceduresRDGY41250
Technology of Interventional RadiologyRDGY41260

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a BSc or equivalent in Diagnostic Radiography; have at least one year post-qualification experience with clinical experience working in the IR department.

Application dates

The following entry routes are available:

Grad Cert Interventional Imaging and Practice PT (X662)
Duration 1 Years
Attend Part Time
Deadline Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

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1 year part-time
Mode of delivery: Face-to-Face

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: 2024/2025 September.

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  • Qualifications

    Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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