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What you will learn

Course description: 

Discover the features of the pharynx, esophagus, trachea and other structures of the neck. This module, which includes a video that demonstrates swallowing, helps you compare the relationships of the salivary glands and recognize muscles, lymph nodes, arteries and veins in the neck. Follow along at your own pace with easy-to-understand illustrations and interactive animation sequences that allow you to scroll through high quality CT and MR images that show normal findings of the neck.

Sectional Anatomy Essentials Module 5: The Neck is the fifth in a series of nine modules.



Course objectives: 

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

• Describe the features of the larynx. 
• Locate and describe the features of the pharynx. 
• Discuss the relationship of the esophagus and trachea as they descend through the neck. 
• Locate and compare the relationships of the 3 sets of major salivary glands. 
• Discuss the major muscles of the neck and their functions. 
• Identify and locate the lymph nodes in the neck. 
• Describe the major arteries and veins of the neck.

This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium. 

Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

Course author(s): 

ASRT: American Society Of Radiologic Technologists

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