DUTEC 155 Echocardiography • 5 Cr.

Description

Continues basic echocardiography. Students concentrate on Doppler echocardiographic techniques and congenital heart disease as relating to the practice of adult echocardiography. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or permission of program chair.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Understand pathophysiology and echo findings for primary valvular disease.
  • Understand basic quantitative methods to evaluate valvular severity.
  • Understand echo findings for myocardial infarctions with complications.
  • Understand pathophysiology and echo findings for primary cardiomyopathies.
  • Understand pathophysiology and echo findings for pericardial disease (effusion, tamponade, and constriction).
  • Understand the role and fundamentals of transesophageal and stress echo.

Offered