2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 02, 2023  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DMSO 1050 - Abdominal Sonography I

Prerequisite: DMSO 1010 , DMSO 1020  
This course combines the didactic education of normal and abnormal abdominal organs and structures with active student participation in classroom laboratory experience. Introduces advanced abdominal anatomy, sonographic appearance and procedures, pathology and pathophysiology for diagnostic medical sonography. Topics include: embryology; anatomy; protocols for all organs and organ systems of the abdomen and non-cardiac chest; variants of normal and congenital anomalies; function of organ and organ systems; patient history and indications for examination; scanning techniques; normal sonographic appearance; pathology and pathophysiology; related imaging and functional testing results; normal and abnormal Doppler and color flow characteristics. Student laboratory scanning hours are included in this course.  Contact hours: Class - 1, Lab - 4. Credit hours: 3 (Sp)