Anatomy of the Prostate

This micro skills course covers the gross and zonal anatomy of the prostate, as seen on transrectal ultrasound scan (TRUS), computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Radiologists

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you should be able to:
  2. Describe the anatomical location and relations of the prostate gland
  3. Describe the zonal anatomy of the gland
  4. Explain how the gland changes with age and gland enlargement
  5. Explain how the gland’s anatomy has a bearing on prostate diseases and biopsy
  6. Describe the normal paraprostatic structures and their relevance in prostate cancer and obstructive infertility

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
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