Shoulder Anatomy for Healthcare Professionals

Shoulder Anatomy for Healthcare Professionals

Understand how to define common medical terms related to shoulder anatomy.

Updated Jun 25, 2020

The shoulder is an engineering triumph. It performs demanding daily tasks over a lifetime, and its amazing range of motion allows up to 180 degrees of movement in some directions. However, the shoulder is also relatively unstable, susceptible to injuries that can result from simple, everyday activities.

In this 30-minute course, you'll learn about the structure and function of the shoulder as well as anatomical positions and planes, medical terms, anatomical features, and kinematics as they relate to the shoulder. The course culminates in a 10-question assessment.