Exploring Spinal Trauma [12:00pm CST] (Live Webinar)

Exploring Spinal Trauma [12:00pm CST] (Live Webinar)
Course ID: RT/Diagnostic-3949-SpinalTrauma-158
Event Location:Advanced Health Education Center, 8502 Tybor Drive, Houston, Texas, USA, 77074
Credit: 3 Category A Credits Direct
Date: 07/24/2018 12:00 pm - 07/24/2018 03:00 pm
Price: $49.95 $32.50
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Online and phone registrations for live webinars close 1 hour before the event start time, which is in Central Standard Time (CST). Please give us a call at 1-800-239-1361 for all online registrations placed for webinars that will take place the same day in order to ensure you get your link to view the course. **Please note that live simulcast and live event registrations close 48 hours prior to the event date, and phone registrations for live simulcasts close at 1pm CST the day before the event is to begin.

*This live, instructor-directed course meets the Texas Medical Board requirements for all registered Medical Radiologic Technologists to obtain at least 3 hours of instructor-directed continuing education. Please refer to the TMB website for more information at this LINK.

**AHEC Live Webinars and Simulcasts are hosted through Zoom. You can use a computer/laptop or an Android/iOS mobile device. Click the following link to download the required plugin for "Zoom Client for Meetings": https://www.zoom.us/download. Please scroll down to view the system requirements for Zoom. For detailed instructions on preparation and completion of a webinar or simulcast click this LINK.**

Course Topics:

C-Spine 

  • Anatomy & Physiology of the C-spine
  • Common Methods of C-Spine Injury
  • Types of Fractures
  • Essential Image Views
  • Image Review
  • Types of Traumatic Fractures with Case Studies

Thoracic and Lumbar Spine 

  • Functions of the Spine
  • Physiological Anatomy of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
  • Etiology of the Spine
  • Essential Image Views
  • Types of Fractures and Common Methods of Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Injuries Case Studies
  • Degenerative Diseases: Spondylosis, Sclerosis, Osteoporosis
  • Traumatic Causes of Spinal Injuries
  • Symptoms Suggestive of Trauma

Course Objectives:


At the conclusion of this course, the participants should be able to:

  1. Identify major anatomical structures of the cervical vertibrae
  2. Identify major structures of throat anatomy
  3. Name at least two common MOI (Methods of Injury)
  4. Name at least four types of cervical fracture
  5. List essential views to diagnose fracture of the cervical vertebrae
  6. Discuss the differences between thoracic and lumbar vertebrae
  7. Give at least three common disease processes of the lumbar spine
  8. Describe the most common “motion/directional” type of spine injuries
  9. Name at least four types of Thoracic and Lumbar spine fractures

Start Time Based on Time Zone:

  • 1:00 PM Eastern
  • 12:00 PM Central
  • 11:00 AM Mountain
  • 10:00 AM Pacific
  • 9:00 AM Alaska
  • 8:00 AM Hawaii

You must watch the entire webinar session. If you log in 15 minutes after the webinar has started, you will not be issued a certificate. The system we use monitors interactivity and will provide us with a report.

Advanced Health Education Center, Ltd. Webinar Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Advanced Health Education Center (AHEC) decides the Monday prior to the webinar date if an AHEC Live Webinar will be cancelled.
  • AHEC reserves the right to substitute an instructor's program if the initial instructor program is not available.
  • If AHEC cancels a webinar, the participant will be awarded one of the following: a full refund, a tuition credit to be used within the next year, or a transfer into another webinar course of equal or lesser value (before discounts). If the participant chooses to transfer to a webinar of higher value, the participant is responsible for the price difference.
  • Any participant cancellations received by 5pm CST the day prior to the course date will be allowed a tuition credit. There are no refunds.
  • If a participant neglects to contact AHEC prior to the course and does not attend, the tuition paid is forfeited to AHEC and no tuition credits are granted.

System Requirements:

  • An internet connection (broadband wired or wireless – 3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Operating Systems:
    • MacOS 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) or later
    • Windows 8/8.1
    • Windows 7
    • Windows Vista with SP1 or later
    • Windows XP with SP3 or later
  • Tablets:
    • Surface PRO 2 with Windows 8.1
    • iOS and Android devices
  • Web Browsers:
    • Windows Internet Explorer 7+
    • Firefox
    • Chrome
    • Safari 5+
    • Opera 12+

**For more information on the system requirements please click this LINK

 

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