Designed in a systematic learning format, the course covers imaging basics, normal anatomy, pathology and approach to interpretation of patterns of disease in the cerebrum, cerebellum, brainstem, skull, dura and spine. Each module is composed of a didactic lecture followed by an interactive case review session to reinforce fundamental principles of imaging interpretation.
Lightbox Radiology Education courses include a variety of interactive sessions to cement the learning objectives. Our materials are both Mac and PC compatible and it is recommended that you bring your own laptop to your course or arrange to share a laptop with a friend during the interactive sessions.
Physicians, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, General Practitioners, Registrars, House Officers, Radiographers.
Pre-Course (3 hours online):
Introduction to MRI
Introduction to CT
CT Anatomy - Brain
CT Anatomy - Cervical Spine
Module 1 – Imaging basics – Review of CT & MRI neuroimaging acquisition & sequences, Brain: Haemorrhage, Herniation
Module 2 – Brain: Mass lesions, Pituitary, Cerebellopontine angle
Module 3 – Brain: Congenital anomalies, Infection, Infarction, Demyelination, Metabolic & toxic disease, Degenerative disease
Module 4 – Spine: CT Technique & MRI sequences, Trauma, Haemorrhage, Disc Pathology
Module 5 – Spine: Neoplasms, Congenital Anomalies, Cord Infraction, Demyelination, Metabolic & toxic disease
Post-course 30 minutes (online):
Australian College for Emergency Medicine: Approved for 16 ACEM CPD hours;
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine: 14 PDP units, Grant eligibility: Obstetrics, Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Surgery.
Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy: 22.5 CPD points Formal Education
College of Intensive Care Medicine: Pre-course learning: Category 1A: Passive Self Learning, 1 point per hour. Lectures: Category 2A: Passive Group Learning, 1 point per hour. Facilitated discussions, Workshops: Category 2B: Active or Interactive Small Group Learning Activities, 2 points per hour.
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: 13 Points in Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills.
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: CPD Accredited Activity, 40 activity points.
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians: Recommended MyCPD category 2 - ‘Assessed Learning’ at 2 credits per hour (course length 10 hours face to face, 4 hours online).
Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Radiologists: 20 RANZCR CPD points can be claimed for attendance at the Neuroradiology-Brain and Spine Interpretation Workshop.
Lightbox Radiology Education offers Transfers, Credits and Refunds on most courses - Excludes Custom Courses
Lightbox Radiology Education does not offer refunds, transfers or credits for our online courses.
If you have registered and paid for a course that you can no longer attend, please select a form to complete then email to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. (Please note: we do not offer credits/transfers or refunds on our custom courses)
Transfers / Credits
Applications for a course transfer/credit must be made at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. A fee of $50 applies to all course transfers/credits. Please fill out our Transfer/Credit form and forward to email@example.com. If the application for a transfer/credit is made within 2 weeks to your course, all funds will be forfeited or you must find another attendee to take your place.
Course credits are valid for 12 months from the original payment date. You must ensure you enroll and attend this course held within that 12 month period. All courses are subject to availability. Course credits are not transferable to other attendees & cannot be refunded.
Applications for a course refund must be made at least 2 weeks before your course commencement date. A fee of $150 applies for all refunds. Please complete our Refund Form and forward to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the application for a refund is made within 2 weeks to your course, all funds will be forfeited or you must find another attendee to take your place.
In the unlikely event a course is cancelled due to exceptional circumstances, Lightbox Radiology Education will provide (where possible) alternative dates for the course; a credit note towards future courses or a full refund.
Lightbox Radiology Education will not be liable for any additional costs, above the course fee, incurred due to a course cancellation.