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DUTEC 146 - Vascular Lab I

4 CR

Introduces hands-on live scanning experience in the area of vascular technology.

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

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate Vascular Technology sonographic scanning planes of the neck and brain
  • Differentiate and label basic abdominal anatomy
  • Identify standard abdominal ultrasound terms and abbreviations
  • Manipulate machine controls to optimize images (depth, gain, focus, TGCs)
  • Select machine settings to minimize biological effects
  • Execute proper optimization of Doppler flow while utilizing color, power, and spectral analysis
  • Demonstrate proper ergonomics when scanning
  • Develop proper time management while performing duplex exams

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