CT Basics: Module 9 - Cross-sectional Anatomy of the Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis

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What you will learn

Course description: 

This interactive learning module, the ninth in the CT Basics series, covers cross-sectional anatomy as seen on CT images. The course provides the necessary tools for understanding anatomy in three dimensions by demonstrating the location, function and appearance of major structures in the thorax (chest), abdomen and pelvis. The course includes review questions and is suited for technologists who are adding CT to their professional skill set. After successful completion of all 12 for-credit modules, you will receive a recognition of achievement award from the ASRT.

Buy the "CT Basics" curriculum totaling 16.00 CE or purchase the 12 modules separately.

Author: Bettye G. Wilson, M.A.Ed., R.T.(R)(CT), RDMS, FASRT
About the author: Bettye G. Wilson, M.A.Ed., R.T.(R)(CT), RDMS, FASRT, works as an educator at the University of Alabama Birmingham in Birmingham, Ala.

Course objectives: 

  • Define anatomical terms associated with the structures described in this module.
  • Name the major structures of the chest, abdomen and pelvis discussed in this module.
  • Describe the function of each anatomical structure discussed in this module.
  • Identify the abdominal quadrants.
  • Locate specific organs or structures on a schematic or computed tomography image.
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

Course author(s): 

ASRT: American Society Of Radiologic Technologists

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