The National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry
The National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry is essential training for healthcare professionals who carry out bone densitometry or work in related clinical research.
Registration for this year's course is now closed. To be among the first to hear when registration opens for the 2021 course, you can subscribe to updates.
The National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry enables you to:
- Understand the use of DXA in identifying osteoporosis
- Evaluate X-rays effectively
- Pass on detailed reports to clinicians to inform decisions around treatment
Completion of the course grants you a certification in bone densitometry.
This certification provides proof of competence and is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians, the College of Radiographers and the British Institute of Radiology.
The certification in bone densitometry is awarded on successful completion of:
- An e-learning foundation course (recommended)
- A two-day lecture course (compulsory)
- An online examination (compulsory)
- A portfolio submission (compulsory)
If the full certification is not for you, the e-learning foundation and two-day lecture courses are available on a stand-alone basis.
2019 fees and registration
You can register for the full training scheme, or individual elements.
|National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry||£940|
|E-learning foundation course||£50|
|Lecture course: Single day||£375|
|Lecture course: Both days||£630|
|Exam and portfolio submission||£310|
|Lecture course: On-site accommodation||£120 a night|
Excellent bone densitometry course. Covered all relevant topics. Great presentations. Would recommend to colleagues who actively work with DXA services.
Certification rules and regulations