Advanced Practice

Skeletal System Module

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Access: 90 Days | Cost: $399.00 NZD

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This self-paced, online learning course provides a grounding in medical diagnostic imaging concepts for  musculoskeletal trauma and pathology and includes the spine, upper and lower limb. 

Includes "Introduction to Medical Imaging" Course FREE!

How will this course help?

This online learning program has been developed to prepare you to take on these evolving practice roles. It will provide others with a broader view of the use of medical imaging in clinical practice. 

About this course:

This self-paced, online learning course provides a grounding in medical diagnostic imaging concepts for the musculoskeletal system. It includes imaging for trauma and pathologic conditions affecting the spine, upper & lower limbs. 

Learning units in this course include:

  • Cervical, thoracic spine
  • Lumbar spine & pelvis
  • Lower Limb
  • Shoulder & Elbow
  • Forearm, Wrist & Hand. 

Each learning unit covers:

  • Common imaging investigations for each region: 
    • X-ray including common views & evaluation
    • Ultrasound scan
    • Magnetic resonance imaging
    • CT imaging
  • Imaging of musculoskeletal trauma
    • Fractures & dislocations
    • Complications
    • Tendon injury
    • Ligament injury
  • Common musculoskeletal pathologies
    • Tendon conditions
    • Neuropathies
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Tumours
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Infections
  • Skeletal imaging guidelines & criteria

The online learning is supported by provision of clinical utilization guidelines & practice recommendations with downloadable reference sheets. 

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is open to Allied Health Professionals practicing in all areas of the health care system. Participants do not require prior experience in ordering medical imaging. 

Study time Approximately 14  hours:

  • Introduction to Medical Imaging Course: 4 hours
  • Cervical & Thoracic Spine Course: 2 hours
  • Lumbar Spine & Pelvis Course: 2 hours
  • Lower Limb Course: 2.5 hours
  • Shoulder & Elbow Course: 2 hours
  • Forearm, Wrist & Hand Course: 1.5 hours

Information in this course should not replace imaging referral and practice guidelines available in your region.

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