Sep 26, 2022  
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DMSU - 220 Abdominal/ Pelvic Sonography 5


This course will review basic human anatomy and physiology of the aorta, portal system, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, gastrointestinal system, spleen, adrenals, and kidneys/bladder with emphasis on sonographic appearance of abdominal and pelvic viscera in accepted scan planes. Proper scan techniques and protocols are presented during the laboratory component of this course. Related diagnostic and laboratory testing, patient history, sonographic appearance and congenital anomalies are also covered. The use of sonography for interventional procedures and organ transplants will be explored as well. Sterile technique will be introduced. The student will have the opportunity to reinforce learning with hands-on scanning in the lab component of this class.

Pre-requisite(s):
Acceptance into the DMS Program required.
Co-Requisite(s):
DMSU 230 , DMSU 221 DMSU 200  (3 hours lecture and 4 hours on-campus lab weekly) Students must pass this course to continue in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program with a grade C or better.



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