Guidance

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening: internal quality assurance

This document sets out how to assess and record the quality of images taken by screening technicians in the NHS abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme.

Documents

NHS abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme: internal quality assurance framework and resources

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This document explains the internal quality assurance (IQA) mechanisms in place throughout the training and continuing professional development of screening technicians. It includes 6 IQA resources to:

  • assess the first 100 scans following initial training
  • record abnormal scans
  • record random scans
  • offer clinical observation and feedback
  • record technicians’ training
  • record technicians’ IQA
Published 1 May 2016