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DUTEC 171 - Ultrasound Physics & Instrumentation II


3 CR

Continues DUTEC 170 . Topics include Doppler effect, Doppler techniques, acoustic power, fluid dynamics, and quality assurance procedures.

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

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Doppler effect and its application in diagnostic medical sonography.
  • Optimize Doppler information displayed on the monitor from the patient/client being studied.
  • Identify the basic components of the circulatory system.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of hemodynamics regarding flow parameters.
  • Identify and describe the information obtained in a spectral analysis and identify underlying hemodynamic conditions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of artifacts encountered with the use of Doppler ultrasound.
  • Demonstrate a basic undertanding of bioeffects associated with the use of Doppler ultrasound and safety steps that need to be followed
    clinically.


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