Course Index

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DMS 328 GYNECOLOGIC ULTRASOUND II

This course will focus on the pathology of the female reproductive organs. Topics will include, but are not limited to: congenital uterine abnormalities and uterine and ovarian pathology. Students will become familiar with the clinical symptoms, lab values associated with specific pathologies. Abnormal case studies will be reviewed.

  • Credits: 2.0

DMS 321 ABDOMINAL ULTRASOUND II

A continuation of Abdominal Ultrasound I, with emphasis on pathology seen in the abdominal system of the adult and pediatric patient. Students will become familiar with the clinical symptoms, lab values associated with specific pathologies. Abnormal case studies will be reviewed.

  • Credits: 2.0

DMS 320 PEDIATRIC SONOGRAPHY

In this course, students will gain a working knowledge of pediatric sonography to include anatomy, physiology, and sonographic imaging in the pediatric patient.

  • Credits: 3.0

DMS 315 NEUROSONOGRAPHY

This course utilizes lecture materials, readings, interactive learning activities, assignments and exams to gain a working knowledge of neurosonography to include gross anatomy, physiology, sonographic imaging and interpretation of the neonatal brain.

  • Credits: 3.0

DMS 311 FETAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

This course serves as an introduction to the ultrasonographic cross-sectional anatomy and physiology of the fetal cardiac and circulatory system, with emphasis on recognition of the appearance of normal fetal cardiac anatomy, and cardiac pathology or defects via sonographic images and clips, knowledge of differential diagnosis of various fetal cardiac pathology, and general understanding of clinic protocols and standards regarding cardiac imaging.

  • Credits: 3.0

DMS 305 SONOGRAPHIC PHYSICS II

This course continues where DMS 205 leaves off. The following sonographic principles will be covered: real-time imaging, pulse echo instrumentation, displays and image processing, dynamic range, harmonics and contrast agents, hemodynamics, Doppler principles, Doppler optimization, artifacts, quality assurance and bioeffects.

  • Credits: 3.0

DMS 288 HIGH RESOLUTION STRUCTURES

This course focuses on the anatomy, physiology, pathology and pathophysiology of the neck, thyroid, breast, scrotum, superficial aspect of the extremities, musculoskeletal. Coursework will familiarize the student with scanning techniques and protocols to evaluate normal sonographic appearance, abnormal sonographic appearances, and ability to identify specific pathological conditions as demonstrated on sonographic images. Correlation of pertinent clinical history, symptoms, clinical laboratory tests and other diagnostic procedures will be emphasized.

  • Credits: 3.0

DMS 285 CLINICAL PRACTICUM II

As a continuation of Clinical Practicum I, this course is designed to provide hands-on experience in the clinical setting and to familiarize the student with the daily activities in an Ultrasound Department. By working closely with the clinical instructors and the staff technologists, the student will actively participate in exams, patient care, and everyday maintenance of the ultrasound department. The clinical rotations will continue to help the students develop their skills in abdominal, OB/GYN and high resolution sonography.

  • Credits: 5.0

DMS 281 OBSTETRICS ULTRASOUND I

This course will provide an in depth study of the specific anatomy and sonographic anatomy of the developing embryo and fetus from first -third trimester necessary for the clinical practice of obstetric sonography.

  • Credits: 3.0

DMS 280 CLINICAL PRACTICUM I

In Clinical Practicum I, the students will begin to receive hands-on experience in a variety of settings with exposure to a vast array of ultrasound systems. By working closely with the clinical instructors and the staff technologists, the student will be introduced to exam protocols, patient care, and everyday maintenance of the ultrasound department. The clinical rotations will help the students begin to develop their skills in abdominal, OB/GYN and high resolution sonography.

  • Credits: 4.0