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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 for four CPD points by the Royal College of Physicians.

Accredited 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