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What you will learn

Course description: 

Identify bones, muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle and explore the advantages and disadvantages of specific modalities used to image joints. Follow along at your own pace with easy-to-understand illustrations and dozens of interactive animation sequences that allow you to scroll through high quality CT and MR images that show normal findings of the extremities.

Sectional Anatomy Essentials Module 9: The Extremities is the ninth in a series of nine modules.

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Course objectives: 

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

• Identify and describe the bones that make up the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle joints. 
• Describe the origin, insertion and action of the muscles of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle joints. 
• Describe the major ligaments and tendons of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle joints. 
• Identify the anatomical structures displayed on radiographic scans of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle joints. 
• List the modalities used to image upper and lower extremity joints, as well as their advantages and disadvantages.

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

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

ASRT: American Society Of Radiologic Technologists

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