100

DMS-101 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation I [Fall Only]

This course will provide the student with the relevant fundamental physical principles as well as the basic instrumentation used in diagnostic ultrasound. Modes of operation, imaging and display techniques that relate to high-frequency sound production will be stressed. Lecture [1.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

2

Corequisites

DMS-102, DMS-113, DMS-115

DMS-102 Clinical Medicine and Patient Care [Fall Only]

This course will enable the student to provide quality patient care while demonstrating the application of technical skills needed to perform ultrasound procedures. Medical term definitions will also be presented and practical applications of medical terminology will be covered. An understanding of pertinent emergency care, patient psychology, medical ethics and management skills will be presented. Lecture [2.00].

Credits

2

Corequisites

DMS-101, DMS-113, DMS-115

DMS-113 Abdominal Sonography I [Fall Only]

This course is a comprehensive study of abdominal structures with an emphasis on specialty organ examinations. Knowledge of the diagnosis, history and physical findings, as they pertain to the pathophysiology of abdominal organs and systems are presented. Normal and abnormal tissue patterns are included within the discussions. Students will practice scanning in the lab in preparation for objectives required in Ultrasound Clinic I. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

3

Corequisites

BIO-109, DMS-101, DMS-102, DMS-115

DMS-115 Cross-Sectional Anatomy [Fall Only]

This course involves the study of the structure and function of human anatomy in the cross sectional mode. Topics will include the circulatory system, abdomen, thorax, cranium, pelvis, reproductive system and retroperitoneum. Fetal cross-sectional anatomy will also be presented. The course content will be presented through lectures, discussion, and laboratory exercises. Lecture [3. 00], Laboratory [3.00].

Credits

4

Corequisites

BIO-109, DMS-101, DMS-102, DMS-113