Students are assigned to various clinical rotations where they gain hands-on experience under the direction and supervision of assigned clinical preceptors. Students will focus on becoming proficient in the scanning of, abdominal organs, superficial structures, pelvis, obstetrics, and vascular systems. Students will expand scanning and patient care skills and as the semester progresses more clinical responsibilities will be given.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Conduct appropriate patient care in a hospital or clinical setting.
- Demonstrate practical communication skills that enable effective cross-cultural work with health professionals and clients with backgrounds different from their own.
- Perform infection control guidelines.
- Participate in the day-to-day operations of an ultrasound department.
- Display teamwork in an ultrasound department.
- Perform an examination of any abdominal and pelvic organs, gravid uterus, superficial structures and vascular procedures.
- Record and process for display the images necessary for a diagnostic ultrasound examination.
- Interpret ultrasound exams that are performed in an ultrasound department.
- Describes normal and pathological conditions on sonograms that are routinely examined in an ultrasound department.
- Record patient history, measurements, and ultrasound findings on a sonography report.
- Translate ultrasound findings to a reading physician.
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