Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Tuesday, February 12, 2013



This 40 hours programme is designed for new x-ray license holders.
These could be GPs starting new x-ray centres or GPs changing license holder's name (eg father to son).
The programme is divided into 5 modules and done over 2 1/2 weekends.
Course fee: RM2,250
One course fee entitled to one doctor and one radiographer.
We encourage you to bring your radiographer as a refresher for them.
Venue: NR Medical Imaging, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

6 April 2013: Module A - Medical Physics
Basic Information on Ionising Radiation
Radiation Hazards and Biological Effects of Ionising Radiation on Man
Principles of Radiation Protection
Monitoring and Measurements
Safety Measures in Exposure Room
Characteristic of X-Ray, Effect and Control
X-ray Equipment, Components and Production of  X-Ray
Chest pathology 1

7 April 2013: Module B - Chest Radiography & Medical Imaging
Radiographic Technique, Practical Demonstrations & Practices: CHEST
Clinical Practice: Care and Maintenance in Film processing, Film Fault and Artifacts
Quality assurance: Image Production & Film Quality
Introduction of Medical Imaging
Chest pathology 2

13 April 2013: Module C: Upper Extremities Radiography & Anatomy
Radiographic Techniques, Practical & Demonstrations: Upper Extreminities: Shoulder,Elbow, Humerus
Maintenance & Calibration of Equipment: Dark Room/Processor
Radiographic techniques, Practical & Demonstrations: Upper Extreminities: Radius/Ulna/Hand/Wrist
Overview of Anatomy and Topology: Chest, Upper Extreminities: Shoulder,humerus,scapula,clavicle, forearm,elbow,wrist & hand
Chest pathology 3

14 April 2013: Module D: Lower Extremities Radiography, Anatomy & Patient Handling
Radiograpic Technique,Practical Demonstration & Practices: Lower Extreminities - Tibia, Fibula, Foot, Ankle, Knee
Overview of Anatomy and Topology: Lower Extreminities - Tibia/fibula, knee and ankle, foot, ankle, pelvis, hip, femur
Patient care & Handling
Musculo-skeletal pathology

20 April 2013: Module E: Equipment Maintainance, Legislation & Digital Radiography
Maintenance and Calibration of Equipments: X-ray Machine
Maintenance and Calibration of Equipment: Computed radiography, Cassette & Screen
X-Ray Equipment, Components and Production of X-Ray: (Familiarisation with the System)
Radiation Safety Audit, Legislative Act 304 & Record Keeping
Reporting Fomema x-rays
Digital radiography

To register, call Asma at 03 5518 4930

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Clinic Hours at NR

Our clinic hours for x-rays are now extended as follows:

Monday to Friday 8.30am - 9.00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm

We hope this will make it easier for everyone.


Our next CME is on 23 Feb 2013 in Vistana Hotel, Penang @2pm. Please register early to avoid disappointment. Call Asma 03 5518 4930

Topics covered:

1. Act 304 by Ms Nur Hidayah (MOH)
2. Radiation Protection by Mr Francis Tsen (Medical Physicist)
3. Reporting Fomema x-rays by Dato Dr Mohan Singh (Consultant Radiologist)
4. Digital radiography by Ms Chan Lai Kuan (Senior Radiographer)

There will also be a dialogue session on Digital Radiography and Teleradiology.
This is a good opportunity to understand what kind of CR system to purchase and the latest update on sending digital images to Fomema.

The following CME will be on 30 March 2013 in Shah Alam.