Free radiologic science courseware collections
Open courseware provides a unique opportunity for continued education and supplemental learning for students of traditional colleges and training programs. Medical and nursing students, as well as health care professionals, can access quality curricula, lecture notes and course materials from schools like MIT, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Tufts University and Harvard Medical School to learn more about radiologic science. From brain anatomy to X-rays and MRIs to radiation terror to zoological medicine, open courseware offers a full range of classes in all aspects of radiologic science. This collection of courses features classes like A Clinical Approach to the Human Brain, Noninvasive Imaging in Biology and Medicine, Radiation Terror 101, and Lieberman's Interactive Tutorials in Radiology. Students learn practical skills and scientific principles for diagnosing and treating patients.
Additional topics covered in this set of courses include cell function, optical imaging, radiological terror and disaster preparedness, safety and protection against radiation, veterinary medicine and avian radiology, and more. Many of these schools provide links to extra resources and study materials to help students understand radiologic science in the greater medical, academic, and social contexts. Open courseware classes are free and can be accessed at any time, in any place, provided that the student has access to an Internet connection.
- Radiation Terror 101 [Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health] - Students learn about radiological terror, the basics of radiation, safety and protection, and more in this public health preparedness course.
- Zoological Medicine [Tufts University] - Veterinary students discover methods used to find and treat diseases in animals in this course.
- Lieberman's Interactive Tutorials in Radiology [Harvard Medical School] - Lessons in this series include The Abdominal Plain Film, Kidneys and Ureters and The Tubular GI Tract.