May 23, 2024  
2017-18 Catalog 
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DUTEC 150 - Basic Echocardiography

4 CR

Covers basic ultrasound scanning techniques of the heart. Students focus on anatomy, physiology, pathology, and echocardiographic pattern recognition.

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

Course Outcomes
  • Understand normal cardiac anatomy, conduction and physiology.
  • Understand basic cardiac embryology.
  • Understand normal 12-lead ECG findings and acquisition.
  • Become familiar with other diagnostic methods (Cath Lab, Nuc. Med, C.T., X-ray..).
  • Understand basic modalities of transthoracic echocardiography (2D, M-mode, PW, CW, Color flow).
  • Understand and measure standard normal echo findings.

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