RADIOLOGY OUTREACH PROGRAMME – P.C.E.A KIKUYU HOSPITAL FIELD STATION
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P.C.E.A KIKUYU HOSPITAL FIELD STATION

 

The purpose of this three weeks radiology outreach rotation is to enhance the development of administrative and innovative capabilities on the part of the trainee radiologist with regard to the management of a Diagnostic Imaging Department.

 

In addition to the above, it is designed to provide the trainee radiologist with an experience of the practice of Diagnostic Imaging in a rural set up, a situation one may find him/herself in soon after graduation.

 

During the stay in P.C.E.A Kikuyu  Hospital, one is accountable to the Administrator of that institution, and to the Chairman of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Medicine of the University of Nairobi.

 

The duties of the trainee radiologist are as follows:-

 

(a)  To organize, consider and carry (or cause to be carried) out all routine and special examinations requested of the Department.

 

(b)  To ensure that proper radiological reports are made most expeditiously for all routine and special examinations performed in the Department.

 

(c)  To suggest and where applicable effect ways and means of improving the quality of the imaging services offered by the hospital.

 

(d)  To make consultations with other departments of the hospital as to how best the available imaging facilities can be utilized.

 

(e)  To compile and submit an all round report on your three weeks stay in the field station.  This report shall be submitted within the first week upon your return to the University Department.

 

 

Routine visits to the outreach centre are made by members of staff to supervise and assess the progress of the trainee radiologist during the three week stay.

 

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