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Course: College of Radiographers CPD Endorsed - General

Module: Applied Anatomy of the Liver

Module Description: Audience: Radiologic Technologists and specialties, Sonographers
Prerequisites: None
Skill Level: Intermediate

Upon completion of this module, the student will be able to understand the basic anatomy and physiology of the liver, and be able to locate and identify the main structures using cross sectional imaging, and other imaging modalities. The student will gain a basic understanding of how common pathological conditions affect the structure of the liver and how anatomy applies in clinical situations. In addition, the student will be able to identify, compare, and contrast normal and abnormal images and differentiate the role played by CT, MRI, and Ultrasound in imaging studies of the liver.


Learning Objectives
1. Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the liver.
2. Locate and identify the main structures of the liver using cross sectional medical imaging.
3. Explain how common pathological conditions affect the structure of the liver.
4. Recognize how anatomy applies in clinical situations.
5. Identify, compare and contrast normal and abnormal images of the liver.
6. Differentiate the role of CT, US, and MRI and what role they play in imaging studies of the liver.


Author: Dr. Ashley Davidoff
About the author:

Ashley Davidoff, M.D. is Professor of Clinical Radiology, Co-Director of Abdominal Imaging, and Director of Radiologic Education at Caritas St Elizabeth's Medical Center, an affiliate of Tufts Medical School. Dr. Davidoff graduated from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa with a degree in medicine, with subsequent Fellowships in Pediatric Cardiology at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada; Fellow in Cardiac Pathology, Children's Medical Center, Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA; Fellow in Angiography and Interventional Radiology at Harvard Medical School; Residency in General Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Instructor in Radiology, Ultrasound Department at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Davidoff is a member of the Radiological Society of North America since 1991, and is published in numerous peer review journals, including book chapters. He has an interest in art and medicine and currently has an exhibit at the Museum of Science in Boston.

                                                             

 


Sponsor and/or Accreditation: American Society of Radiologic Technologists Category A+
Credits: 1.00
Price: $20.00
Module Expiration Date:
5/21/2020: 12:00 AM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
6 months



Sponsor and/or Accreditation: International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists
Credits: 1.00
Price: $15.00
Module Expiration Date:
5/21/2020: 12:00 AM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
6 months