Medicine - Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA)

University College Dublin


Course Name Medicine - Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA)
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X579 X569
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Flexible
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters ProfCert
Application Date The following entry routes are available:
Prof Cert Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Jan PT (X579)
Duration 4 Months
Attend Part Time
Deadline Closed
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Duration 4 months part-time.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+This course is directed towards healthcare professionals currently involved in the acquisition of DXA scans, or those who wish to gain theoretical knowledge in scanner technology and scan acquisition. It may also be suitable for referring clinicians...

Comment This academic qualification has been designed to enhance patient outcomes and DEXA service provision.

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Course Content

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With an ageing population, the use of DXA examinations to detect signs of osteoporotic changes will play a pivotal role in diagnosis of this condition and support recommendations on its management. DXA examinations are extremely ope...

Subjects Taught Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Imaging RDGY41050
Further Enquiries CONTACT NAME: Éilish McDermott
CONTACT NUMBER: +353 (0)1 716 6564
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