DMS101-107 – Introduction to Sonography
This 7 term sequence provides the basic need-to-know information required for the beginning student in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. This course will provide the DMS student with the anatomical, body planes, orientation, patient positions, scanning planes and basic anatomy of the organs of the abdominal aorta and inferior vena cava. The student will learn and practice proper ultrasound scanning techniques for imaging, identifying normal sonographic protocols and preparation of the necessary information for an initial written or oral presentation to the radiologist. The student will learn to apply sonographic terminologies. The student will learn how to use and operate the ultrasound machine. The laboratory component will also focus upon development of skills pertinent to patient-sonographer interaction.
24.5 Quarter Credits
This course is part of the following programs:
- Diagnostic Medical Sonography