May 28, 2024  
2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DUTEC 125 - Congenital Heart Disease

3 CR

This course will introduce the student to embryologic development of the heart and great vessels. Emphasis will be placed on normal development and congenital heart disease. Students will be introduced to two-dimensional imaging, M-mode, and Doppler techniques that will be used with pediatric patients.

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

Course Outcomes
  • Describe and explain normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy (adult, pediatric, and fetal).
  • Understand embryology and fetal development of the heart
  • Describe and explain normal cardiovascular physiology as appropriate to patients with congenital heart disease
  •  Understand the various types of congenital heart abnormalities.
  • Discuss genetic syndromes and chromosomal abnormalities.
  • Analyze and predict current and future clinical cardiology outcomes as appropriate to newborns, pediatric, and adult patients with congenital heart disease, interventions, and post-op evaluation and care.

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