Radiological Anatomy and Technique

This micro skills course describes the anatomy that can be visualised using diagnostic x-rays and the techniques used to display it to best advantage.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Explain the difference between 2D and 3D imaging
  3. Identify the anatomy that x-ray imaging can best demonstrate and explain why contrast media sometimes need to be used
  4. Explain the factors that degrade the image and how they can be minimised
  5. Identify the distortion that is inherent in representing a 3D object as a 2D image

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.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.