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Bone Densitometry Foundation course

This online course provides you with a foundation in osteoporosis and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA).

Learning outcomes

This course provides you with an understanding of:

  • Osteoporosis, its assessment and prevention
  • The effects of and regulations on radiation associated with Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA)
  • The principles and practical techniques of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA)

Accredited by the Royal College of Physicians.

Accredited by The British Institute of Radiology.

Accreditation pending by The College of Radiographers.

Course format

The Bone Densitometry Foundation course consists of:

  • Three video-based learning modules
  • An online assessment.

The online assessment is a 50-question multiple-choice test, lasting 60 minutes. You need a score of 80% to get your certificate of completion, and have up to three attempts to complete the assessment.

This course can be taken on a stand-alone basis, or in preparation for the full National Training Scheme in Bone Densitometry.


Format Fee
Stand-alone basis £50
In preparation for the full national training scheme in bone densitometry course Included in full course fees

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