May 21, 2024  
2017-18 Catalog 
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DUTEC 167 - Echocardiography Scanning Lab III

3 CR

Provides hands-on ultrasound scanning experience in adult echocardiography. Competency of a variety of scanning procedures must be demonstrated before beginning the clinical practicum. A lecture series is included with this course.

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

Course Outcomes
1. Describe echocardiography scanning planes 2. Identify and label echocardiography anatomy 3. Acquire all standard views for a normal echo exam and maintain each view for 5 beats 4. Manipulate machine controls to optimize images 5. Perform a 2-D, M-Mode, color-flow, and Doppler exam 6. Identify Color-flow and Doppler techniques 7. Adjust to ergonomic challenges of echo 8. Demonstrate professional communication with patients

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