The article shows a panoramic view of radiology teaching in 11 of the 19 physiotherapy graduation courses in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The research evaluated the importance of radiology teaching in physiotherapy graduation courses and assessed the quality of teaching by applying a questionnaire directed to physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and graduation course coordinators. The guidelines for preparing a basic radiology course contents are discussed, considering the main needs of physiotherapists in the exercise of their profession. In closing, the study appraised the role of the teacher and emphasized the importance of a radiologist in the learning-teaching process.
Radiology teaching; Radiology in physiotherapy