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Course: ASRT Authored Courses, Bone Densitometry

Module: Bone Densitometry Basics | Module 10: DXA Scanning of the Lumbar Spine

Module Description: This module identifies lumbar vertebral anatomy and its common variations. You will also learn about bony landmarks and regions of interest for DXA scanning, and the scan parameters for standard and modified techniques. Patient positioning, DXA result analysis, and common errors also are discussed.

Author: ASRT: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
About the author: The mission of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists is to advance the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession and to enhance the quality of patient care.
Sponsor and/or Accreditation: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Credits: 1.50
Price: $30.00