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What you will learn

Course description: 

This tutorial by Ashley Davidoff, M.D. is a comprehensive course on applied anatomy of the colon with a focus on imaging. The purpose of the course is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the anatomy of the colon and how to apply that knowledge within medical imaging. Utilizing multiple imaging modalities, this course explores the anatomy and physiology of the colon. The learner will gain an understanding of the more common pathological conditions affecting the colon and the course will explore the specific diagnostic procedures associated with diseases of the colon. The learner will be able to apply the anatomical knowledge attained in his/her effort to identify and contrast normal and abnormal images, as well as how anatomy applies in certain situations.



Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the colon
  • Locate and identify the main structures of the plain film and cross sectional medical imaging
  • Explain common pathological conditions affect the colon
  • Discuss how anatomy applies in clinical situations
  • Identify, compare and contrast normal and abnormal images of the colon
  • Differentiate the role of X-ray, Computed Tomography, Ultrasound, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in imaging studies of the colon


Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English


4 Hours

Course disclaimer: 

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