DUTEC 110 Abdominal Scanning and Techniques • 5 Cr.

Description

Presents basic concepts and terminology, as well as scanning protocols for the ultrasound examination of the abdomen. Topics include both normal and pathological states. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or permission of program chair.

Details

Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or permission of program chair.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify normal anatomy and conditions in sagittal, coronal, and transverse planes.
  • Describe the sonographic characteristics of pathological conditions in the abdomen.
  • Utilize scanning techniques for abdominal protocols.
  • Perform CPR through certification and training.
  • Describe the measures that need to be taken in order to maintain adequate infection control in the medical environment by following universal precautions.
  • Assess whether ultrasound is their best career choice by observing a hospital or clinic each week, preparing for clinical internship.

Offered