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Courses

DMSO 1302-Basic Ultrasound Physics
Course Level: Introductory
Course Description: Basic acoustical physics and acoustical waves in human tissue. Emphasis on ultrasound transmission in soft tissues, attenuation of sound energy, parameters affecting sound transmission, and resolution of sound beams.
Learning Outcomes: Describe the interaction of sound and soft tissues; explain sound production and propagation; and summarize the basic principles and techniques of ultrasound.
Lab Recommended

DMSO 2405-Sonography of Obstetrics/Gynecology
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Description: Detailed study of the pelvis and obstetrics/gynecology as related to scanning techniques, patient history and laboratory data, transducer selection, and scanning protocols.
Learning Outcomes: Identify the sonographic appearances of normal and abnormal female pelvis; identify normal and abnormal obstetrical findings; demonstrate appropriate scanning techniques using standard protocols; and evaluate patient history and laboratory data as it relates to sonography.
Lab Recommended

DMSO 1441-Abdominopelvic Sonography
Course Level: Introductory
Course Description: Normal anatomy and physiology of the abdominal and pelvic cavities as related to scanning techniques, transducer selection, and scanning protocols.
Learning Outcomes: Identify the sonographic appearances of normal abdominal and pelvic structures; explain physiology of abdominal and pelvic organs; and describe the appropriate scanning techniques according to standard protocol guidelines.
Lab Recommended

DMSO 2253-Sonography of Superficial Structures
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Description: Detailed study of normal and pathological superficial structures as related to scanning techniques, patient history and laboratory data, transducer selection, and scanning protocols.
Learning Outcomes: Identify sonographic appearance of normal and abnormal superficial structures; identify appropriate scanning technique using standard protocol guidelines; and evaluate patient history and laboratory data as it relates to sonography.
Lab Recommended

DMSO 1360-Clinical I
Course Level: Introductory
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
Learning Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.

DMSO 2441-Sonography of Abdominopelvic Pathology
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Description: Pathologies and disease states of the abdomen and pelvis as related to scanning techniques, patient history and laboratory data, transducer selection, and scanning protocols. Emphasizes endocavitary sonographic anatomy and procedures including pregnancy.
Learning Outcomes: Identify abnormal abdominal and pelvic structures; demonstrate appropriate scanning techniques using standard protocol guidelines; and evaluate patient history and laboratory data as it relates to sonography.
Lab Recommended

DMSO 2342-Sonography of High Risk Obstetrics
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Description: Maternal disease and fetal abnormalities. Includes scanning techniques, patient history and laboratory data, transducer selection, and scanning protocols.
Learning Outcomes: Identify normal and abnormal fetal and maternal structures; identify pertinent measurement techniques and scanning techniques using standard protocols; and evaluate patient history and laboratory data as it relates to sonography.

DMSO 1342-Intermediate Ultrasound Physics
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Description: Continuation of Basic Ultrasound Physics. Includes interaction of ultrasound with tissues, mechanics of ultrasound production and display, various transducer designs and construction, quality assurance, bioeffects, and image artifacts. May introduce methods of Doppler flow analysis.
Learning Outcomes: Describe pulse-echo principles and actions; identify instrument options and transducer selection; recognize common image artifacts; and describe potential bioeffects.
Lab Recommended

DMSO 1161-Clinical II
Course Level: Introductory
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
Learning Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.

DMSO 2160-Clinical III
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
Learning Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.

DMSO 2361-Clinical IV
Course Level: Advanced
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
Learning Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.

DMSO 2451-Doppler Physics
Course Level: Intermediate 
Course Description: Doppler and hemodynamic principles relating to arterial and venous imaging and testing.
Learning Outcomes: Describe Doppler and hemodynamic principles and actions; identify instrument options and transducer selection; interpret methods of Doppler flow analysis; differentiate common image artifacts; and describe potential bioeffects.
Lab Recommended

DMSO 2245-Advanced Sonography Practices
Course Level: Advanced
Course Description: Exploration of advanced sonographic procedures and emerging ultrasound applications.
Learning Outcomes: Describe selected advanced sonographic practices and procedures and apply these to case study interpretation and review; and compare and contrast various sonographic and other imaging modalities.

DMSO 2343-Advanced Ultrasound Principles and Instrumentation
Course Level: Advanced
Course Description: Theory and application of ultrasound principles. Includes advances in ultrasound technology.
Learning Outcomes: Describe and discuss ultrasound principles and instrumentation including modes of operation, techniques for recording sonographic images, and advances in ultrasound technology.
Lab Recommended

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