Contact Hours2 Hours
Through lecture presentation and dialogue, the participant will gain information and develop skills required for the physical therapist to understand and utilize diagnostic imaging procedures and findings, as needed for clinical decision making in today’s physical therapy practice environments.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Understand past, current and future physical therapy practice trends related to diagnostic imaging.
- Understand underlying principles, instrumentation, and procedures used to generate and interpret common diagnostic imaging studies involving plain film radiology, computerized tomography, magnetic resonance images, bone scans, and ultrasonography.
- Consider clinical risks, benefits, and costs associated with selected diagnostic imaging procedures.
- When presented with selected case presentations, understand indications and rationale for use of various imaging modalities and studies.
- Develop clinical decision making skills required to integrate imaging findings into evidence-based physical therapist screening and diagnostic and screening strategies.
Approved in my State?
as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT
Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to complete a 10 question post-test with a minimum passing score of 70%.