ASRT Online Learning Center

Continuing Education for Radiologic Technologists


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Course Information


Course: Nuclear Medicine

Module: Anatomy and Physiology Review for NMT

Module Description:
Audience: Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Prerequisites: None
Skill Level: Introductory
This course is designed to provide the medical imaging professional with a comprehensive review of cardiac anatomy and physiology, and electrophysiology. The content begins with a discussion of the location and function of cardiac structures; explores arterial distribution and the cardiac cycle; and presents an overview of causes, symptoms, and treatment strategies for coronary artery disease; valvular diseases; congenital anomalies; and nonischemic cardiomyopathies.


Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to
* describe the anatomical structures and functions of the heart;
* identify the main coronary arteries, their location, and function;
* identify the key factors related to coronary artery disease including causes, symptoms, and treatment;
* describe the steps in the cardiac cycle;
* identify valvular diseases: causes, symptoms, treatment, and their impact on the heart;
* identify several congenital cardiac anomalies; and
* define cardiomyopathies and give information related to symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for the three main types of nonischemic cardiomyopathy.


Author: echelon® Online Education
About the author:

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Sponsor and/or Accreditation: American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Credits: 1.00
Price: $20.00
Sponsor and/or Accreditation: International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists
Credits: 1.00
Price: $20.00