Anatomy and Physiology, College of Radiographers CPD Endorsed - General
Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology Refresher - Abdomen
Audience: Healthcare professionals interested in taking a refresher course to include anatomy, physiology and pathology in the abdominopelvic region.
Skill Level: Introductory
The aim of this course is to provide a refresher and comprehensive review of the basic anatomy and physiology of the abdomen. The course will review the major organs including the oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, liver, spleen, pancreas, small and large intestine, and urinary system and the location, structure, and parts of the various organs. It will also review common pathological conditions and diseases affecting the various organs. This is a great review for anyone in the medical field.
After completion of this tutorial the participant will be able to:
* Identify and locate the organs of the abdominopelvic cavity
* Describe the basic functions of various organs
* Describe the location, the structure and parts of the various organs
* Describe the blood supply
* Locate and identify the main structures on a radiographic image
* Locate and identify the main structures on a cross-sectional image
* Discuss the common pathological conditions and diseases
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.