University of Derby

University of Derby

Bone Densitometry Reporting

Students on this course develop an understanding of osteoporosis and bone densitometry reporting across a wide spectrum within healthcare.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree (2.1 or above) or equivalent, such as a professional healthcare qualification with appropriate post registration experience. Applicants should be working as a physician; radiographer; technologist; or nurse in a bone densitometry service with the support of the clinician with clinical responsibility of the service who will sign off the reflective portfolio; appropriate irmer training; successful completion of the nos national training scheme for bone densitometry or the postgraduate certificate in osteoporosis and falls management or have equivalent experience in an osteoporosis service that provides bone densitometry.

Course modules

Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) reporting for clinicians; optional module.

Assessment methods

Assessments methods include a portfolio of work and reports.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kedleston Road Campus Derby DE22 1GB East Midlands

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