Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy Refresher of the Skeletal System: Lower Extremity
Audience: All healthcare professionals and radiolgoic technologists
Skill Level: Introductory
The aim of this course is to provide a refresher and comprehensive review of the skeletal anatomy of the lower extremity using colorful illustrations, labeled graphics and radiographic images. The course will include a review of bones and joints of the pelvic girdle, femur, the knee, tibia and fibula, and the ankle and foot. This is a great review for anyone in the medical field.
After completion of this tutorial the participant will be able to:
• Explain the functions of the skeletal system
• Describe the types of bones
• Describe the parts of the long bone including the markings and openings
• Discuss the classification and types of joints
• Be able to locate the bones of the lower limb including the pelvic girdle, femur, the knee, tibia and fibula, and the ankle and foot
• Describe and identify the main structures of the bones to include the pelvic girdle, femur, the knee, tibia and fibula, and the ankle and foot
• Locate or identify the main structures of the bones of the lower limb on radiographic images
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.