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RAIT 340 Fetal Echocardiography for Sonographers • 3 Cr.


Designed to provide didactic preparation for ARDMS certified sonographers for advanced level certification in fetal echocardiography. Content covers all areas included in the specialty exam offered by the ARMDS. Prerequisite: Admission into the program or permission of the Program Chair.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify the incidence of congenital heart disease, indications for the exam, and embryology of the fetal heart.
  • Identify standard views, describe anatomy visualized, and label it on image
  • Explain normal fetal heart physiology and identify sonographic procedures to evaluate it.
  • Describe structural heart anomalies, identify them on image, and describe techniques used to create the image.
  • Identify functional imaging procedures for the fetal heart and describe alternative protocols for accomplishing the exam.
  • Identify acquired pathologies and describe their appearance on image.



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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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