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What you will learn

Course description: 

This session will focus on the anatomy and bone development of the skull and facial bones. A systematic approach to assessing x-rays will be discussed. The session will describe common fractures that occur in the skull and facial bones, and will give examples of normal variants and congenital abnormalities. These will be illustrated using x-ray images. A series of images for interpretation will be used for self-evaluation.

Note: This module is not approved for CE for U.S. Radiographers. To obtain your certificate please note you will be directed to a Assessment Test page' which is a technical requirement to complete a course. There is no formal assessment of the learning activity and self-certification is required. When you have confirmed completion you will be able to access your certificate.







Course objectives: 

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Identify the anatomy of the skull and facial bones on x-ray images
  • Assess x-rays of the skull and facial bones using a systematic approach
  • Identify and describe common fractures
  • Recognize normal variants that may be mistaken for a fracture or pathology
  • Assess your understanding of anatomy, bone development, fractures, dislocations and normal variants in relation to the skull and facial bones


Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English


1 Hour

Course author(s): 

CoR - College of Radiographers

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