Spine Imaging Criteria and Interpretation: Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar


Run Time: 2.1
Contact Hours: 2.7
Rx Hours: 0

Learn imaging and X-ray criteria and interpretation of normal and abnormal findings for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. Use evidence-based guidelines to determine when to order appropriate spine imaging.

Based on the differential diagnosis, mechanism of injury, pain, and clinical findings, learn:

  • How to utilize screening tools and evidence-based practice guidelines to determine appropriate medical imaging studies
  • When and how to choose appropriate medical imaging studies, including radiographs, CT, and MRI
  • How to interpret radiographs with some CT and MRI comparisons