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What you will learn

Course description: 

This comprehensive educational program focuses on the anatomy and physiology of the spine. The course will discuss the cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral regions and describe the structural characteristics of the typical vertebrae. Radiographic images in the spine and cross-sectional images demonstrating the anatomy will be displayed. The course will conclude with a discussion of common pathological conditions and diseases affecting the spine.

The Philips Healthcare Learning Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15050, for 3.0 Contact Hours.

This program has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider No. 50-11991) for 2.5 Contact Hours. CE Broker Course Tracking No. 20-279296

This program has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (Provider No. WV2011-0570RN) for 3.0 Contact Hours.

 

Currency: 

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Course objectives: 

After completion of this tutorial the participant will be able to:

  • Identify and locate the cervical, thoracic and lumbar vertebrae 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 across-sectional image
  • Discuss the common pathological conditions and diseases
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

Barbara Lebron

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