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Peter Keane

Peter Keane

Senior Lecturer - Diagnostic Radiography

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    020 7815 7920
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    Health and Social Care / Allied Health Sciences

Peter Keane qualified as a Diagnostic Radiographer at Guy's Hospital in 1981 and worked as a Diagnostic Radiographer / Senior Radiographer in a variety of Teaching and District General Hospitals including Guy's, The Royal Free and The Middlesex Hospital. After qualifying as a Medical Sonographer in 1985, Peter specialised in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound, before returning to Guy's Hospital as a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in 1990. When Radiography education transferred from Guy's Hospital into London South Bank University in 1992, Peter came to London South Bank where he has worked ever since.

Peter is the module leader for the module entitled Additional Modalities, which examines a variety of imaging modalities including Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Computed Tomography and Ultrasound. Peter also leads a postgraduate module entitled Ultrasound Science and technology and teaches the scientific principles and clinical applications of ultrasound on a variety of other university programmes.

Peter is the year tutor for the second year (Level 6) Diagnostic Radiography students and is the Health and Safety representative for the Department for Allied Health Sciences.

Academic and professional qualifications:

  • Diploma of the College of Radiographers (1981)
  • Diploma of Medical Ultrasound (1985)
  • Further Education Teaching Certificate (1990)

(City and Guilds 730)

  • Higher Diploma of the College of Radiographers (1991)
  • Teachers Diploma of the College of Radiographers (1991)
  • Masters Degree in Education (1993)

BSc (hons) Diagnostic Radiography

Level 4 (Year 1)

  • Skeletal anatomy and imaging
  • Scientific principles of x-ray production, Exposure factors and the Geometry of    x-ray image production
  • Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the urinary system
  • Practical workshops in the university

Level 5 (Year 2)

  • Medical ultrasound - scientific principles and clinical applications
  • Imaging of the urinary system
  • Accident and Emergency Imaging
  • Anatomy, physiology, pathology and imaging of the reproductive system
  • Practical workshops in the university

Level 6 (Year 3)

  • Image quality monitoring
  • Clinical governance
  • Critical incident reporting

BSc (Hons) / PG Dip in Therapeutic Radiography

  • The Scientific principles of ultrasound
  • Ultrasound for disease localisation and monitoring
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  • Member of the Society and College of Radiographers
  • Health and Care Professions Council: State Registered Radiographer

Previously, Peter has served as an External Examiner for the Masters Degree programmes in Clinical Ultrasound at Lancaster University, Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen) and The University of Derby. He is currently the External Examiner for the Masters Degree programme in Clinical Ultrasound at Bournemouth University.

He has also served as the Clinical Liaison Lecturer to Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust, The Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton and Lewisham University Hospital. He is currently the Clinical Liaison Lecturer to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich.