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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS DMSO 1166. PRACTICUM: DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY/ SONOGRAPHER AND ULTRASOUND TECHNICIAN (0-7-1) 51.0910

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college and student. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

DMSO 1302. BASIC ULTRASOUND PHYSICS (3-0-3) 51.0910

Basic acoustical physics and acoustical waves in human tissue. Emphasis on ultrasound transmission in soft tissue, attenuation of sound energy, parameters affecting sound transmission and resolution of sound beam. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

DMSO 1342. INTERMEDIATE ULTRASOUND PHYSICS (3-0-3) 51.0910

Continuation of Basic Ultrasound Physics. Includes interaction of ultrasound with tissues, mechanics of ultrasound production and display, various transducer designs and construction, quality assurance, bioeffects, image artifacts. May introduce methods of Doppler flow analysis. Prerequisite: DMSO 1302. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

DMSO 1351. SONOGRAPHIC SECTIONAL ANATOMY (3-0-3) 51.0910

Sectional anatomy of the male and female body. Includes anatomical relationships of organs, vascular structures and body planes and quadrants. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

DMSO 1360. CLINICAL - DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY/ SONOGRAPHER AND ULTRASOUND TECHNICIAN (0-16-3) 51.0910

A health-related, work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

DMSO 1366. PRACTICUM I (OR FIELD EXPERIENCE) - DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY/SONOGRAPHER AND ULTRASOUND TECHNICIAN (0-24-3) 51.0910

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college and student. Prerequisite: DMSO 1360. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

DMSO 1405. SONOGRAPHY OF ABDOMINOPELVIC CAVITY (3-3-4) 51.0910

Normal and pathological abdominal and pelvic structures as related to scanning techniques, patient history and laboratory data, transducer selection and scanning protocols. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

DMSO 2101. Ultrasound Instrumentation (1-0-1) 51.0910

Fundamentals of pulse-echo ultrasound systems. Includes components and function, display system, scan converter, and hard copy units. Emphasis on Doppler production and display, safety, and performance issues. Assessment levels: R3, E3, M3.

DMSO 2255. Echocardiography Professionalism and REgistry Review (2-1-2) 51.0910

Knowledge, skills and professional values within a legal and ethical context addressing emerging technologies and professional development as it relates to the field of echocardiography. Ergonomic techniques and equipment applications associated with technological advances in the field of echocardiography. Registry review techniques and registry preparedness. Assessment levels: R3, E3, M3.

DMSO 2266. PRACTICUM II (OR FIELD EXPERIENCE) - DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY/SONOGRAPHER AND ULTRASOUND TECHNICIAN (0-18-2) 51.0910

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college and student. Prerequisites: DMSO 1360, 1366. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.

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Del Mar College 2012-2013 Catalog  

2012-2013 Edition of the Catalog and Student Handbook for Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas

Del Mar College 2012-2013 Catalog  

2012-2013 Edition of the Catalog and Student Handbook for Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas

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