Course Catalog - Virtual Continuing Medical Education

Course Description

Course Information

Course: Anatomy and Physiology, Neurology

Module: Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology Refresher - Brain & Skull

Module Description:
Audience: Radiologic technologists interested in neuroanatomy
Prerequisites: None
Skill Level: Introductory

This course is a comprehensive, 3 CE course on neuroanatomy and physiology of the brain and skull. The course is designed to provide the participant with a comprehensive overview of the anatomy and physiology in the brain including the medulla oblongata, the cerebellum and the pons, the midbrain, the diencephalon, and the cerebral hemispheres. The course will review the anatomy, physiology, structural characteristics, basic cross-sectional anatomy, and a variety of common diseases and conditions. During the course, you will encounter some interactive exercises to test your knowledge on key points. Illustrations, labeled images, and case studies provide for a comprehensive and interesting way to learn about anatomy and the basic pathology that can affect the brain and skull.

Learning Objectives
After completion of this tutorial the participant will be able to:
* Name the parts of the central nervous system
* Describe the location, the structure and parts of the brain
* Locate or identify the key structures of the brain
* Name the lobes and describe their basis functions
* Discuss the ventricular system and describe how CSF circulates through the brain
* Identify cranial and facial bones, and their component parts
* Identify the main arterial and venous structures
* Locate or identify the main structures on a cross-sectional image
* Discuss the common pathological conditions and diseases

About the author: Barbara Lebron is recognized as an expert resource for teaching clinical and technical concepts in MRI, CT, General Radiology, Ultrasound, and Vascular imaging. Barbara has worked for Philips Healthcare for 25 years; as a Clinical Sales Support Manager for CT/MRI and currently as an Online Course Developer for the Philips Learning Center. Her responsibilities include developing and updating courses for the Learning Center, working with subject matter experts and authors, and managing the continuing education process for the various accrediting organizations. Barbara is a graduate of Quinnipiac College in Hamden, Connecticut, is accredited by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists with an additional MR registry license, and is a member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. 
Sponsor and/or Accreditation: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Credits: 3.00
Price: $60.00
Sponsor and/or Accreditation: International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists
Credits: 3.00
Price: $54.00

Bulk CEU Sales Discontinued

As of April 1, 2017, the Philips Online Learning Center no longer offers Online Education Accounts for the advance purchase of bulk continuing education units (CEUs).  We will, however, continue to offer CEUs with the purchase of individual courses.

If you have an existing Online Education Account with a balance of CEUs remaining, you may continue to use the account to obtain continuing education from the Philips Online Learning Center. 

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