2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DMSO 2040 - Comprehensive ABD and OB/GYN Registry Review

Prerequisite: DMSO 1050 , DMSO 1070 , DMSO 2010  
Provides a review of knowledge from previous courses and helps the student prepare for ARDMS national certification examinations for sonography. Information concerning test taking skills is also reviewed. Topics include: patient care, preparation and technique; instrumentation, normal pelvic anatomy; abnormal pelvic anatomy; extra-pelvic pathology associated with gynecology; pediatric sonography; post menopause; infertility and endocrinology; first trimester; placenta, amniotic fluid, umbilical cord; second and third trimester; congenital fetal anomalies; complications during pregnancy; fetal demise; coexisting disorders; HIPPA and patient care techniques utilizing a professional sonographer; anatomy and physiology of abdominal structures, small parts, and superficial structures; patient preparation and protocols for sonographic examination of abdominal structure; clinical indications, pertinent related diagnostic imaging procedures and laboratory tests; sonographic technique and appearance of normal anatomic abdominal structures, small parts; characteristic sonographic features and/or patterns of pathology in the abdomen, and small parts.  Students enrolled in this course will be assessed a $50 cost recovery course fee in addition to tuition and fees.  Fees are subject to change at the end of any semester. Contact hours: Class - 0, Lab - 2. Credit hours: 2 (Sp)