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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
  • Explicate the Doppler effect and its application in diagnostic medical sonography
  • Produce properly optimized doppler information and sonographic images
  • Identify the basic components of the circulatory system and their corresponding normal characteristics
  • Differentiate normal and abnormal hemodynamics regarding flow parameters in multiple vascular systems
  • Describe the information obtained in spectral analysis and identify underlying hemodynamic conditions
  • Interpret artifacts encountered with the use of Doppler ultrasound
  • Unfold bioeffects associated with the use of Doppler ultrasound and the safety parameters taken to avoid unnecessarily exposing a patient to harmful levels of ultrasound

GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning
  • Scientific Inquiry (Nature of Science)

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