Course Catalog - Virtual Continuing Medical Education

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Course: Anatomy and Physiology

Module: Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology Refresher - Spine

Module Description:
Audience: All radiographers
Prerequisites: None
Skill Level: Introductory
The aim of this course is to provide a refresher and comprehensive review of the basic anatomy and physiology of the spine. The course will review the cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral regions and the structual characteristics of the typical vertebra. Radiographic images of the spine and cross-sectional images demonstrating the anatomy will be displayed. The course will conclude with a review of common pathological conditions and diseases affecting the spine. This is a great review for anyone in the medical field.

Learning Objectives
* Identify and locate the cervical, thoracic and lumbar and their parts
* Describe the basic functions of the spine
* Describe the location, the structure and parts of the typical vertebrae
* Locate or identify the main structures on a radiographic image
* 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: 2.00
Price: $40.00
Module Expiration Date:
6/1/2020: 12:00 PM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
10 months and 10 days

Sponsor and/or Accreditation: International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists
Credits: 2.00
Price: $30.00
Module Expiration Date:
1/22/2020: 12:00 AM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
6 months