DUTEC 130 Small Parts with Vasculature Sonography • 3 Cr.


Presents the anatomy and pathophysiology of small human body parts. Intraoperative scanning focuses on surgical procedures. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or permission of program chair.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Define appropriate measures to set up and maintain a sterile field when working in the operating room or in other sterile procedures.
  • Articulate and recognize the normal anatomy of the small parts organs and vasculature listed in the course outline.
  • Define the pathologic conditions associated with small parts and related vascular sonography.
  • Identify necessary exam technique and protocol to evaluate abnormality in small parts sonography.
  • Assess their own postural alignment while scanning, and make necessary corrections to obtain ergonomically correct positioning.
  • Write an academically appropriate paper on the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and scanning technique of any small parts ultrasound examination covered in the course material.