Anatomy and Physiology, College of Radiographers CPD Endorsed - General, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Medical Dosimetry
Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology Review Using MRI: Body
Audience: All health care professionals
Prerequisites: Basic MR Physics
Skill Level: Introductory
This course is a review and refresher of anatomy and physiology of the body with an overview of pathology commonly seen with MRI. This is a great review for anyone in the imaging field, especially if transferring into the MR imaging modality. However, the student should have a basic knowledge of MR physics and imaging techniques.
* Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the organs and glands in the abdomen
* Identify major structures in the abdomen on a MR image
* Discuss the MR pulse sequences being utilized in MR body imaging.
* Describe the most common pathological conditions affecting the abdomen
* Identify the major blood vessels in the body and understand common disorders of the vasculature
* Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the thorax and lungs
About the author:
Barbara Lebron is recognized as an expert resource for teaching clinical and technical concepts in MRI, CT, General Radiology, Ultrasound, and Vascular imaging. Barbara has worked for Philips Healthcare for 25 years; as a Clinical Sales Support Manager for CT/MRI and currently as an Online Course Developer for the Philips Learning Center. Her responsibilities include developing and updating courses for the Learning Center, working with subject matter experts and authors, and managing the continuing education process for the various accrediting organizations. Barbara is a graduate of Quinnipiac College in Hamden, Connecticut, is accredited by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists with an additional MR registry license, and is a member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.