|(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|