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DUTEC 166 - Vascular Technology Lab II


3 CR

Provides hands-on ultrasound scanning experience in vascular technology. Competency of a variety of scanning procedures must be demonstrated before beginning the clinical practicum.

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

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate sonographic proficiency in the technique of intracranial cerebrovascular, upper extremity arterial and venous, lower extremity arterial and venous, aortoiliac, IVC/iliac, and abdominal visceral doppler, including hepatic, renal, and mesenteric
  • Display proficiency in the technique of intracranial cerebrovascular, upper extremity and digital arterial physiologic testing, upper extremity arterial duplex, palmar arch, lower extremity and digital arterial physiologic testing, lower extremity exercise testing, vessel mapping and visceral vascular
  • Summarize the role of ultrasound for evaluations of vascular surgical procedures or interventions, including a role in planning, intra-procedural guidance/technical evaluation, and/or post-procedure assessment
  • Interpret the sonographic appearances, sonographic techniques, measurements, and Doppler flow characteristics in both normal and abnormal vascular structures
  • Understand and utilize quantitative principles as applied to vascular testing
  • Differentiate the types of ultrasound-guided procedures
  • Acquire knowledge and application of image production and optimization
  • Select machine settings to minimize biological effects
  • Execute proper optimization of Doppler flow while utilizing color, power, and spectral analysis
  • Understand the ergonomic challenges of vascular ultrasound and make proper adjustments when needed
  • Operate within time limits when performing duplex exams



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