Irish Institute of
Radiography and Radiation Therapy
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Day 1

23rd March

Day 2

24h March

10:00 -11:00

Introduction to VFS procedures



Compensatory postural strategies and techniques


11:00 -11:15



11:15 -12:30

Applied anatomy and physiology


Introduction to image reporting:

proformas and scales


12:30 - 13:15



13.15 - 14:30

Applied fluoroscopy science and technology


VFS international, national and local guidelines


14:30 -14:45



14:45 -15:45

How does the underpinning diagnosis affect your VFS decision making?

Implementing and auditing a Practitioner-led VFS service

15:45 - 16.30

Image viewing



Course quiz and evaluation



Introduction to Videofluoroscopy IIRRT/IASLT

Course Facilitators:

Professor Julie Nightingale, Professor of Diagnostic Imaging Education, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Dr Elizabeth Boaden, Fellow of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, Consultant Dysphagia SLT, Senior Research Fellow, University of Central Lancashire, UK