DUTEC 180 Advanced Studies: General Ultrasound • 3 Cr.
Examines issues relating to the clinical practicum in abdominal and obstetrics/gynecology. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or permission of program chair.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Recognize normal anatomical structures during review of abdominal, pelvic, small parts and ob ultrasound studies.
- Recognize abnormal findings during review of abdominal, pelvic, small parts and ob ultrasound studies.
- Correlate clinical data, history, and knowledge base to arrive at a range of possible ultrasound findings for various clinical scenarios.
- Utilize information gained from other imaging modalities in order to supplement information gained from an ultrasound study.
- Relate abnormal ultrasound findings to clinical data, history and knowledge base to arrive at a differential diagnosis.
- Select appropriate tools (tables and graphs) for analysis of information obtained during an abnormal, pelvic, small parts or ob study.
- Present normal and abnormal findings in written and oral format.
- Demonstrate strategies and techniques for obtaining satisfactory studies on sub-optimal patients.
- Identify patients having unusual pathology.
- Assess specific clinical situations for appropriateness of study and modify accordingly.
- Summer 2014 (current quarter)