Elbow Anatomy for Healthcare Professionals

Elbow Anatomy for Healthcare Professionals

Understand how to describe anatomical positions and related planes of the body.

Updated Jun 24, 2020

Most of us take our elbows for granted, but without them, our hands would be far less useful. As the vital link between the shoulder and the hand, the elbow adjusts the height and position of the arm, and it also rotates to move the hand so it can function most efficiently.

In this 30-minute course, you'll learn about common elbow injuries, fractures, and the surgical methods used to repair them. The course culminates in a 10-question assessment.