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DUTEC 160 - Vascular Ultrasound Technology


3 CR

Presents current theory and scanning techniques for medical sonographers. Students learn Doppler techniques used to diagnose peripheral vascular and cerebral vascular disease.

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

Course Outcomes
  • Identify by name and relative position, all vascular vessels and structures pertinent to the clinical non-invasive vascular studies and protocols covered in this course including: intracranial and extracranial cerebrovascular, upper and lower extremity arterial and venous, and abdominal arterial and venous studies.
  • Describe basic protocols and disease criteria for all of the different clnical studies covered in this course (see above).
  • Identify basic pathology as relates to the different clinical studies covered in this course.
  • Describe hemodynamics as they relate to the vasculature, anatomy, pathology and interventional procedures.
  • Identify and quantify vascular disease via clinical case studies.




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