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  • A patient has become verbally aggressive during a diagnostic ultrasound study. How would you approach this scenario? (3-4 marks)

  • Outline the key elements of the informed consent process. (3 marks)

  • A non-English speaking patient has been referred for a CT guided lung biopsy. How would you approach the consent process? (2-3 marks)

  • The CT radiographer comes to you asking for assistance with an anxious patient who does not speak English. The contrast consent and screening questionnaire has not been completed. How would you approach this? (3-4 marks)

  • What are three strategies that could be employed by a radiologist to assist in managing an anxious patient. (3 marks)

  • Non-verbal communication is important to establishing rapport with medical imaging patients, Briefly discuss this statement. (3-4 marks)

  • A patient's mother asks you whether the CT brain study for her 3 year son could cause cancer. How would you respond to this? (2-4 marks)

  • Outline the role an Indigenous Health Worker may have in the care of an Indigenous patient undergoing a radiological procedure. (3-4 marks)

  • A radiographer comes to you for advice. A patient's referral requests a CT chest, however the patient believes they should be having a CT abdomen and pelvis. How would you approach this? (3 marks)

  • A patient has been booked for a CT guided liver biopsy, and she asks if there is further information available for her to read. Ho would you direct her? (2 marks)

  • A patient has inadvertently had a CT of their brain instead of a CT of their head and neck. How would you approach communicating the error to the patient? (2-4 marks)

  • The radiographers call you to review a scan on the table which demonstrates a life threatening diagnosis. The patient is an outpatient. How would you approach this? (2-4 marks)

  • The radiographers call you to review a scan which appears to demonstrate a new diagnosis of incidental metastatic disease. How would you manage this? (2-4 marks)

  • You find a case in your reporting list which would be excellent for a lecture you are preparing. How would you prepare the images for use in the presentation, especially considering patient confidentiality? (2-3 marks)

  • Outline the importance of conveying the level of diagnostic certainty you have in your reports, considering the potential impact on clinical outcomes. (2-3 marks)

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