2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DMSO 1070 - Pelvic Sonography and First Trimester Obstetrics

Prerequisite: DMSO 1010 , DMSO 1020  
This course introduces gynecology physiology, pathology, and pathophysiology along with normal and abnormal embryonic and fetal development during the first trimester using diagnostic medical sonography. Topics include: the role of the sonographer in obstetric imaging; antepartum obstetric sonography evaluation; Doppler imaging for the obstetric patient; significant laboratory values in early pregnancy; anatomy, physiology, pathology and pathophysiology of the female pelvis; gynecologic patient care and imaging techniques; clinical assessment of obstetrical patient; normal first trimester; uterine and extrauterine assessment during the first trimester; first trimester complications; prudent use; and performance standards and documentation. Student laboratory scanning hours are included in this course.  Contact hours: Class - 1, Lab - 2. Credit hours: 2 (Sp)