Course Catalog - Virtual Continuing Medical Education

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Course: College of Radiographers CPD Endorsed - General

Module: Applied Anatomy of the Lung - Basic Principles

Module Description: Audience: Health care professionals, anyone interested in a comprehensive course on the lungs
Prerequisites: None
Skill Level: Introductory

Comprehensive review of applied anatomy of the lung with a focus on imaging procedures. The aim of the course is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the lung and how to apply that knowledge within medical imaging. Utilizing multiple imaging modalities, this course explores the basic anatomy and physiology of the lung. The learner will also gain an understanding of the more common pathological conditions affecting the lung, and how those conditions affect the structure and function of the organ.

Learning Objectives
*Describe the basic anatomy of the lung
*Discuss the basic principles of flow
*Describe the physiology of the lung including lung movement
*Locate and identify the main structures of the lung using cross-sectional medical imaging
*Discuss lung volumes, capacities, and gas exchange.
*Recognize how common pathological conditions affect the lung

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: 3.00
Price: $60.00
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: 3.00
Price: $45.00
Module Expiration Date:
5/21/2020: 12:00 AM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
6 months