2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Feb 07, 2023  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DMSO 2020 - Specialized Sonographic Procedures


Prerequisite: Program Admission
This course provides students with three independent areas of concentration. They are High Resolution Sonography, Interventional Sonography and Pediatric Sonography. I. High Resolution Sonography introduces superficial structure anatomy, pathology and procedures for diagnostic medical sonography. II. Interventional Sonography provides instruction in sonographic procedures which are considered invasive and/or require sterile procedures. III. Pediatric Sonography provides the sonography student with specialized imaging procedures for the pediatric patient. Topics include: Intervention Sonography: use of sonography in interventional procedures, transducer care, infection control, response to medical emergencies, contrast media, and organ transplant; High Resolution Sonography: contrast media, and organ transplant; High Resolution Imaging of anatomy and normal variants, function and physiology, indications for examination, sonographic imaging, pathology and pathophysiology, correlative and prior imaging, pertinent lab values; Pediatric Sonography: embryology, anatomy and normal variants, function and physiology, indications for examination, sonographic imaging, and pathology and pathophysiology. Student laboratory scanning hours are included in this course. Contact hours: Class - 1, Lab - 2. Credit hours: 2 (F)