RS 300 - Introduction to Diagnostic Medical Sonography
(3 cr.) This introductory course to the field of diagnostic medical sonography discusses the role of diagnostic medical sonography in the field of radiology and the role of the sonographer. Professional ethics and legal issues pertinent to sonography are covered. Ultrasound terminology and ultrasound tissue characterization are presented. Cross-sectional anatomy of the upper abdomen in the sagittal, transverse and coronal planes utilizes schematic images and ultrasound correlation. Patient positioning, labeling of images, image orientation and scanning protocol of the upper abdomen are covered. Basic scanning techniques are introduced. Take RS*220 RS*221 or permission of the Department. Prerequisite: RS 220, RS 221; Every Year, Fall

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