May 21, 2024  
2017-18 Catalog 
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DUTEC 137 - Echocardiography Lab I

3 CR

Introduces knobology and annotation for state-of-art diagnostic ultrasound equipment and prepares student for hands-on live scanning.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into program or permission of program chair.

Course Outcomes
Identify and label basic echocardiography anatomy Correctly utilize standard echo terms and abbreviations Acquire Basic Parasternal long and short axis windows and hold each for a count of 5 beats Manipulate machine controls to optimize images (depth, gain, focus) Sweep the short axis views from aorta to apex staying on axis. Accurately perform basic Parasternal 2/D and M-mode measurements. Acquire apical views and hold each window for a count of 5 beats. Attempt color and pulsed wave Doppler techniques

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