After completing this course, you will be able to

  • Make a correct diagnosis using our step-by-step algorithm.
  • Confidently distinguish between normal and abnormal findings.
  • Differentiate between pneumonia and heart failure.
  • Recognize even a small pneumothorax.
  • Identify tumors, pleural effusion, basic cardiac abnormalities and aberrantly placed lines and devices on a chest X-Ray.
Chapter 1

Getting into the x-ray dimension

At the end of this chapter, the student will know how a chest x-ray is created and be able to identify the key components of a chest x-ray.
5 Lessons (23m 53s)
Chapter 2

X-ray examinations and the x-ray image

At the end of this chapter, the student will know about the different types of chest x-ray examinations and understand the key elements of the interpretive process.
4 Lessons (26m 37s)
Chapter 5

The heart and pericardium

At the end of this chapter, the student will know how to differentiate between normal and abnormal heart and mediastinum on the chest X-ray.
6 Lessons (22m 57s)
Chapter 9

Lines, tubes, and devices

At the end of this chapter, the student will know how to confidently identify the normal and aberrant positioning of intravascular, intracardiac, airway, and GI lines and tubes
9 Lessons (26m 40s)
Chapter 10

The post-op chest

At the end of this chapter, the student will know how to confidently identify the normal and abnormal findings related to thoracic surgery.
6 Lessons (12m 07s)
Chapter 11

The AP chest x-ray

At the end of this chapter, the student will know what to look out for on a portable chest X-ray.
3 Lessons (9m 39s)
Chapter 12

The interpretive process

At the end of this chapter, the student will know how to confidently interpret a chest X-ray.
3 Lessons (4m 39s)