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DUTEC 102 Practical Aspects of Sonography • 3 Cr.

Description:

This course will introduce the student to the principles of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, scanning techniques, image critique, image identification; patient care and preparation as related to the sonography exam. Introduction to the operation of diagnostic ultrasound equipment and routine scanning protocols will provide a foundation for future scanning courses. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Display an understanding of the various scan planes employed in sonography.

  • Explain the need for and use of scanning protocols.

  • Describe what structures are located within specific scan planes.

  • Integrate Cross sectional anatomy and ultrasound images.

  • Scan and recognize body anatomy in the laboratory.

  • Use sonographic terminology to describe and identify organs.

  • Employ the components of good body mechanics/ ergonomics in the lab

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000