Access: 30 days

Cost: $60.00 NZD

Includes CPD Certificate

The ability to appropriately refer for, and interpret the results of diagnostic imaging investigations is critical in primary health care.

In this lesson, we cover:

  • Diagnostic imaging modalities
  • Indications for imaging
  • How to read basic x-ray views
  • Interpretation of the symptomatic relevance of imaging findings

Learning Activities:
  • Pre-reading articles (3)
  • Video presentation (35 mins)
  • Quiz

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this lesson you will be able to:

  • Describe the uses, strengths and limitations of x-ray, ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging for shoulder pain.
  • List the general, and specific indications, contraindications and criteria for referral for shoulder x-ray and ultrasound scan.
  • Understand the use of specific x-ray views and identify features of common shoulder conditions.
  • Describe the prevalence of abnormal imaging findings in asymptomatic populations.


Study Time:
Approx. 3 hours

Lesson curriculum

  1. 1
    • Welcome

    • How to use this course

    • Copyright Warning Notice

    • About you

  2. 2
    • Manual

    • Pre-Reading

    • Resources

    • Video Presentation

  3. 3
    • Shoulder Imaging | Quiz

  4. 4
    • Before you go...