Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging


Professional Development Course

AVNAT Registration Points: 5


Intermediate Level: This course is useful for those veterinary nurses with a few years of experience who want to learn more about radiography primarily – concentrating on positioning views correctly, safety, and evaluating for diagnostic quality.

Enhance your veterinary imaging skills with our comprehensive online course, specifically designed for those seeking in-depth knowledge in veterinary radiography and an understanding of advanced imaging techniques. This course explores radiation safety, the workings of x-ray machines and cassettes, and the intricacies of correct positioning for various common views, ensuring a solid foundation in these fundamental areas. Delve into the world of film faults and learn how to identify and rectify them.

The course extends beyond traditional radiography, offering valuable insights into MRI, CT scans, ultrasound, and endoscopy. You’ll also explore specialist imaging techniques like contrast studies, adding breadth to your nursing capabilities. One of the most appreciated aspects of this course is the detailed guidance on patient positioning and assessing image quality for diagnostic accuracy.

With the convenience of online delivery and comprehensive printed learner guides, this course is ideal for busy nurses seeking to elevate their proficiency in veterinary imaging. Join us to gain the skills and confidence needed to produce good diagnostic quality radiographs.


The Australian Veterinary Nurse and Technician (AVNAT) Regulatory Council has allocated 5 AVNAT CPD points to this continuing education activity.

What topics will we cover?

  • Topic 1 – Directional Term
  • Topic 2 – Principles of Radiography and X-Ray Machines
  • Topic 3 – Legislation and Radiation Safety
  • Topic 4 – Scatter Radiation
  • Topic 5 – Types of Films and Cassettes
  • Topic 6 – Film Processing
  • Topic 7 – Positioning
  • Topic 8 – Radiographic Image Quality and Film Faults
  • Topic 9 – Radiography
  • Topic 10 – Contrast Studies
  • Topic 11 – Digital Systems
  • Topic 12 – Advanced Imaging Techniques
  • Topic 13 – Ultrasonography
  • Topic 14 – Endoscopy


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