DMS 223 - Introduction to Vascular Ultrasound at Piedmont Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2017-08-01

Discusses the principles of vascular ultrasound, the related anatomy and more common pathologies detected as well as the physiology and hemodynamics detected and evaluated with ultrasound. Provides hands-on practice through vascular scanning in a laboratory setting.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
2-3 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce vascular sonography as cross-training for students studying a sonography specialty area other than vascular ultrasound. This will enable DMS students to function in clinical settings that practice multiple sonography specialties.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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