DMSG1406 Clinical Ultrasound Lab I

Course Description

Introduction to the aspects of sonography in a hospital or simulated clinical laboratory setting. Emphasis will be placed on instrumentation, on imaging, and identification of anatomy of the abdomen and thyroid.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate aspects of patient care pertaining to ultrasonography
  • perform ultrasound instrumentation, transducer care and maintenance
  • perform and observe abdominal and thyroid ultrasound scans in a hospital or simulated clinical setting following set protocols
  • perform measurements on ultrasound exams of the abdomen and thyroid
  • document patient history, measurements and comments on an ultrasound technologist worksheet
  • perform Doppler spectral waveform images of the abdomen vessels

Prerequisite

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3 credits: 0 lecture / presentation, 3 lab, 0 other