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Diagnostic Radiography: Practice Education Passport

A subject guide for Diagnostic Radiography from Queen Margaret University

 

Prior to attending practice placement you are required to gain professional competencies, evidence your fitness to practice and demonstrate an awareness of relevant policies, procedures and guidelines.  The pre-placement requirements have been agreed by Queen Margaret University and the practice placement providers.

The documents below are mandatory reading for the Practice Education Passport for Level 1 students.  They are also key documents that you should be referring to throughout your studies.

Each online document and Act of Parliament is referenced in the British Standard Harvard 2010 referencing style.

Mandatory Reading

BROUGHTON, W. and HARRIS, G., 2019. Principles for Continuing Professional Development and Lifelong Learning in Health and Social Care [online]. Bridgewater: College of Paramedics [viewed 20 February 2019]. Available from: https://www.sor.org/learning/document-library/principles-continuing-professional-development-and-lifelong-learning-health-and-social-care

Data Protection Act 2018 [online]. Norwich: Stationery Office [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2018/12/contents/enacted

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE., 2018. Guidance to the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 [online]. London: Department of Health and Social Care [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/720282/guidance-to-the-ionising-radiation-medical-exposure-regulations-2017.pdf

HEALTH AND CARE PROFESSIONS COUNCIL (HCPC)., 2017. Confidentiality - guidance for registrants [online]. London: HCPC [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: http://www.hcpc-uk.org/publications/brochures/index.asp?id=164

HEALTH AND CARE PROFESSIONS COUNCIL (HCPC)., 2017. Guidance on conduct and ethics for students [online]. London: HCPC [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: http://www.hcpc-uk.org/audiences/studentsandapplicants/conduct/

HEALTH AND CARE PROFESSIONS COUNCIL (HCPC)., 2017. Guidance on health and character [online]. London: HCPC [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: http://www.hcpc-uk.org/publications/brochures/index.asp?id=220

HEALTH AND CARE PROFESSIONS COUNCIL (HCPC)., 2015. Health, disability and becoming a health and care professional [online]. London: HCPC [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available: http://www.hcpc-uk.org/assets/documents/10004D79Healthdisabilityandbecomingahealthandcareprofessional.pdf

HEALTH AND CARE PROFESSIONS COUNCIL (HCPC)., 2013. Standards of proficiency: Radiographers [online]. London: HCPC [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: http://www.hcpc-uk.org/publications/standards/index.asp?id=51

HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE., 2018. Work with ionising radiation. Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017. Approved Code of Practice and guidance [online]. Norwich: Stationery Office [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l121.htm

INFORMATION COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE (ICO)., 2018. Guide to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) [online]. [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr

Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 [online]. Norwich: Stationery Office [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/1322/contents/made

Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 [online]. Norwich: Stationery Office [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/1075/contents/made

NHS SCOTLAND.,  2011. Looking after information: Staff awareness [online]. Edinburgh: Scottish Government [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: https://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/365700/0124376.pdf

QUEEN MARGARET UNIVERSITY (QMU)., 2018. Fitness to Practise Policy [online]. QMU: Musselburgh [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: https://www.qmu.ac.uk/media/3973/fitness-to-practise-policy.pdf

SCOTTISH INFORMATION COMMISSIONER., 2018. Home page [online]. [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/home/ScottishInformationCommissioner.aspx

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT., 2012. Records Management: NHS Code of Practice (Scotland) [online]. Version 2.1. Edinburgh: Scottish Government [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: https://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/366562/0124804.pdf

SOCIETY AND COLLEGE OF RADIOGRAPHERS (SCOR)., 2010a. Dealing with bullying and harassment: A guide for student radiographers [online]. London: SCoR [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: https://www.sor.org/learning/document-library/dealing-bullying-and-harassment-guide-student-radiographers

SOCIETY AND COLLEGE OF RADIOGRAPHERS (SCOR)., 2010b. Student radiographers and trainee practitioners: Verifying patient identification and seeking consent [online]. London: SCoR [viewed 27 August 2018]. Available from: https://www.sor.org/learning/document-library/student-radiographers-and-trainee-assistant-practitioners-verifying-patient-identification-and

SOCIETY AND COLLEGE OF RADIOGRAPHERS (SCOR)., 2017. College of Radiographers Research Priorities for the Radiographic Profession [online]. London: SCoR [viewed 15 October 2018]. Available from: https://www.sor.org/learning/document-library/college-radiographers-research-priorities-radiographic-profession

SOCIETY AND COLLEGE OF RADIOGRAPHERS (SCOR)., 2019. Communicating radiation benefit and risk information to individuals under the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IR(ME)R) [online]. London: SCoR [viewed 9 April 2019]. Available from: https://www.sor.org/sites/default/files/document-versions/communicating_benefit_and_risk_to_patients_under_irmer.pdf

SOCIETY AND COLLEGE OF RADIOGRAPHERS (SCOR)., 2019. The impact of IR(ME)R 2017 and IR(ME)R (NI) 2018 on pregnancy checking procedures [online]. London: SCoR [viewed 9 April 2019]. Available from: https://www.sor.org/sites/default/files/document-versions/final_pregnancy_checking_position_statement_draft_v1_proof_0.pdf