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DMSU - 100 Introduction to Sonography 2


This course provides an overview of the theoretical, clinical, and ethical aspects of ultrasound to include patient care specific to sonography. The student will become familiar with the role of the sonographer as part of the healthcare team and will relate how other imaging modalities are utilized in conjunction with sonography. Image orientation, sonographic terminology, and annotation methods will be provide the framework for technical understanding. The student will be introduced to the picture and archive communication system (PACS) to understand how images are reviewed, transferred, reconstructed and stored for future viewing. An emphasis on patient safety to include bioeffects, scope of practice, professionalism, and ergonomics allow students the opportunity to relate to issues specific to the sonography field.  No prerequisite required. (Online class) Students must pass this course with a grade C or better to be eligible to apply for acceptance into a Sonography program at BridgeValley. 

Pre-requisite(s):
Sonography programs pre-requisite courses: ENGL 101; MATH 130; BIOL 201; BIOL 202; PHYS 100; PSYC 100; DMSU 100

 



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