2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Apr 20, 2021  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DMSO 1060 - Clinical Sonography I

Prerequisite: Program Admission
Provides students with a more detailed introduction into the hospital, clinic or other patient care setting work experience. This course covers the control of the physical parameters of the sonography unit and application of sonographic physics as it relates to image quality. Sonographic examinations are conducted under direct and indirect supervision. Topics include: oral and written communication; provide basic patient care; equipment manipulation for optimum image resolution; ergonomically correct scanning techniques; perform basic sonographic examinations of normal and abnormal abdominal anatomy, superficial structures, pelvic structures and First trimester obstetrics; related imaging procedures and relevant laboratory findings; students must demonstrate progression of knowledge and scanning skills during this clinical rotation.  Students enrolled in this course will be assessed a $56 supply fee in addition to tuition and fees.  Fees are subject to change at the end of any semester. Contact hours: Class - 0, Lab - 12. Credit hours: 4 (F)