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Imaging (CXR) Diagnostics: Interpretation and Case Studies

Course: #1339Level: Introductory 1 Hour 284 Reviews

This introductory course focuses on both normal and differential components of radiographic imaging to identify various pulmonary diseases. Multiple case study discussions provide a basic understanding of chest X-ray interpretation, causes, and treatment for disease management.

Course created on July 27, 2021

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AARC - CRCE/1.0; CE Broker/1.0 Direct Delivery Of Respiratory Care Services, CE Broker #20-878792; IACET/0.1

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify components of chest radiographic (X-ray) imaging, arteriograms of case studies of the lung field.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify markers on X-rays such as pneumonia, pneumothorax, pulmonary embolus, pleural effusion, and COPD.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify meconium aspiration of the newborn on the radiograph.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the management of disease using landmarks on patient's radiographs.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Case 1: Pulmonary Embolus
10-15 Minutes Cause 2: Pneumothorax
15-20 Minutes Case 3: Pleural Effusion
20-25 Minutes Case 4: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
25-30 Minutes Case 5: Meconium Aspiration
30-35 Minutes Case 6: Pneumonia
35-40 Minutes Case 7: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
40-45 Minutes Case 8: Cardiomegaly
45-50 Minutes Case 9: Infant Respiratory Distress Syndrome
50-55 Minutes Case 10: Gunshot Wound
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Dr. Reed is the owner, Pulmonary Education Consultants, LLC. Presenter received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Dr. Reed has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Continued Respiratory Therapy.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Association for Respiratory Care

American Association for Respiratory Care

This non-traditional program has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 185826000

CE Broker

CE Broker

Continued Respiratory Therapy is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-30700. This course is offered for 1.0 hours. If you are a licensed respiratory therapist in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you. For Florida respiratory therapists, this course is registered in the Direct Delivery of Respiratory Care Services category.

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

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