# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Physical/Occupational Therapy II Task 1018606900

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify on a skeleton the bones and major bony landmarks of the skull, vertebral column, and pelvis.


Identification should include
  • skull (frontal, parietal, temporal mastoid process, occipital, maxilla, and mandible)
  • cervical vertebrae (atlas, axis, odontoid process/dens, and transverse foramen)
  • thoracic vertebrae (costal facets)
  • lumbar vertebrae
  • sacral vertebrae (crest, foramina, and lateral articular surfaces)
  • coccygeal vertebrae
  • comparative landmarks (vertebral body, spinous processes, transverse processes lamina, pedicle, intervertebral foramen, superior and inferior articulating facets, and vertebral foramen)
  • sternum (manubrium, body, xiphoid process, jugular/sterna notch, and sterna angle)
  • clavicle (acromioclavicular [AC] and sternoclavicular [SC] joints)
  • ribs (seven true, five false, and costal cartilage).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What structures are involved with a diagnosis of herniated nucleus pulposus?
  • What structural characteristic facilitates the compressions in CPR?
  • What structural differentiation determines which motions the various segments of the spine exhibit?