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DUTEC 180 - Advanced Studies Obstetrics

3 CR

Explores protocols, testing, procedures, Doppler, and imaging pitfalls for the high-risk obstetrical scan. Fetal congenital and genetic anomalies, multiple gestations, and normal and abnormal sonographic features will also be discussed.

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

Course Outcomes
  • Outline the standard ultrasound imaging protocol for the high-risk obstetrical scan
  • Identify, using ultrasound images, the normal and most common abnormal sonographic features of an obstetrical ultrasound including the placenta and amniotic fluid, congenital/genetic anomalies, diagnostic and invasive testing, invasive procedures, growth abnormalities, Doppler, multiple gestations, fetal monitoring, maternal factors, and fetal therapy
  • Describe and correlate etiology, clinical signs and symptoms, other diagnostic tests, and sequelae of disease for an obstetrical ultrasound
  • Discuss the sonographer’s role in post-partum management
  • Examine common imaging pitfalls and artifacts for the high-risk obstetrical scan

GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
GenEd Outcomes: Communication
  • Reading

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