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2 First Line Comment

3 Magnetic Resonance Imaging

4 Computerised Tomography Scanning

5 Pay Scales - Apr 2011* http://www.nhscareers.nhs.uk Band:Pay scale: (depending on role, responsibilities and point on the scale) 8 (a-d) & 9 (Manager / Consultant / Superintendent) £38,851 – 97,478 7 (Advanced Practitioner / Specialist) £30,460 – 40,157 6 (Senior Radiographer)£25,528 – 34,189 5 (Newly qualified)£21,176 – 27,625 *two-year pay freeze from 2011/2012 for public sector workforces

6 Why Teesside? 6 th in Guardian 2013 League The only university with all student satisfaction ratings 80% or more Joint first for student satisfaction (the complete university guide, 2013) 95% plus in graduate employment (2012) Average UCAS tariff achieved 320 (ABB)

7 ProjectionVR TM Award winning Nine countries Sixty five universities

8 2PACS TM 51,000 patients 90,000 reports 886,000 DICOM images

9 BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography Standard entry (for those under 25) Five GCSE passes at grade C or above to include English, Mathematics and a Science subject or double co-ordinated science. AND – Applicants should have a minimum of 260 tariff points from GCE/VCE Advanced level passes including one science subject. or – BTEC National Diploma (Science based subject): 260 tariff points

10 Other entry (26 plus) – We welcome applications from mature students. These will be assessed on an individual basis. Full disclosure of academic qualifications is expected. – We accept Open College Network (OCN) science based courses run at most FE colleges we request: key skills level 2 in Communication and Application of Numbers – plus academic references high grades good class positions

11 Block 1Block 2Block 3 Term 1Term 2Term 3Summer Pathophysiology for Radiographers, Prep for practice, Skills for Appraising Evidence, Clinically Oriented Anatomy, Radiographic Practice One Research, Audit & Data, Imaging Science & Technology, Non-ionising Radiation Imaging and Informatics, Radiographic practice Two, Professional Ethics and Values Impact of Healthcare Policy on Clinical Imaging Practice, Image Interpretation, Radiographic Research Proposal, Evolving Imaging Technologies, Radiographic Practice Three BSc Programme Outline

12 PGD/MSc Diagnostic Radiography (pre-reg) Entry – Applicants normally should possess an upper second class (2:1) honours degree. – This previous degree should have some relevant Biomedical content to facilitate learning on the course. – This degree should have been awarded no more than three years ago. Please note interviews will normally be held April-July for January entry Suggested time for application is January-August 2013

13 MSc Programme Outline Block 1Block 2Block 3 Term 1Term 2Term 3Summer Radiographic Studies, Contemporary issues in health and social care Clinical 1 Research Methods Specialist Imaging Clinical 3 Dissertation

14 Clinical Placements North Tyneside Newcastle Hospitals Queen Elizabeth, Gateshead Sunderland North Tees/Hartlepool UH North Durham Darlington/Bishop Auckland James Cook UH Friarage Hospital, Northallerton 30/04/201514

15 Show insight into the role of the radiographer and a commitment to the profession Demonstrate taking responsibility i.e. job, care provider, school role (prefect), community activity, fundraising, etc. (EVIDENCE) Team-working, i.e. organizing an event, some work activities, some sports activities (EVIDENCE) Demonstrate personal initiative and determination to succeed e.g. extra courses, taking exams early, some individual attainment at a remarkable level (EVIDENCE, sport, hobbies, DoE). Demonstrate a degree of self awareness i.e. describe the type of person they are Diagnostic Radiography – getting an interview

16 Diagnostic Radiography – stand out from the crowd To be successful at interview applicants will demonstrate: The ability to communicate effectively (verbally and non-verbally) Knowledge of chosen profession/career An appreciation of the demands of the programme and chosen profession Potential to become a professional* A proactive approach to discover what the profession entails Enthusiasm for the programme/profession

17 Allied Health Professionals [TEES T20] BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography [B821] MSc/PGDip Diagnostic Radiography (Pre-reg) Endeavour to attend work-shadowing; make approaches to an imaging department Get a “prospective student report” Application (UCAS) Stages for acceptance (2012 figures) —Applications received BSc (329) – Shortlisting (122) – Interview/selection (January-February BSc) (May-Sept MSc) – CONDITIONAL offer (66) – Your choice to make firm – Confirmation of offer (August) (31 places)

18 Headlines ONLY positive changes for Radiography students...... £1000 Grants for living costs (non repayable) Loan repayments much more favourable than previous system ‘Risk free’ investment in your future Only pay back when your degree has earned you over £21,000 per year All students can take a Tuition Fee Loan each year so everyone can afford to study

19 Finally…………….. Hope you have enjoyed the presentation. Any Questions?

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