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

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DUTEC 170 - Ultrasound Physics & Instrumentation I

3 CR

Covers acoustical physics, including heat energy, light and sound, wave theory, reflection, refraction, resonance, tissue interaction, transducers, bioeffects, and computers in ultrasonics.

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

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the physical nature of sound and its interaction with tissue.
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of transducers and how they are used in the clinical setting.
  • Identify imaging artifacts.
  • Describe what is meant by biological effects and know the safe operation of ultrsound equipment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of different types of ultrsound equpment and its medical use and application.

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