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DUTEC 147 - Echocardiography Scanning Lab II

4 CR

Echocardiography Lab II is the second quarter of a three-part lab series. This course will provide hands-on guided application in our Ultrasound Lab for students to practice echocardiographic examinations.

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

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate proper vs. improper echocardiographic scanning planes and images
  • Identify and evaluate anatomic structures
  • Acquire standard and non-standard views for a normal echocardiogram exam
  • Exhibit the ability to manipulate controls to produce and optimize images
  • Select machine settings to minimize biological effects
  • Perform a basic 2-D, M-Mode, color-flow, and spectral Doppler exam
  • Display a proper application of ergonomic techniques
  • Exhibit the elements of professionalism when communicating with patients
  • Operate within time limits when performing an echocardiogram

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