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DUTEC 170 Ultrasound Physics & Instrumentation I • 3 Cr.

Description:

Covers acoustical physics, including heat energy, light and sound, wave theory, reflection, refraction, resonance, tissue interaction, transducers, bioeffects, and computers in ultrasonics. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or permission of program chair.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the physical nature of sound and its interaction with tissue.
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of transducers and how they are used in the clinical setting.
  • Identify imaging artifacts.
  • Describe what is meant by biological effects and know the safe operation of ultrsound equipment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of different types of ultrsound equpment and its medical use and application.

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