Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

DMS-102 - Intro to Clin Exp:Pat Cre/Eth/Leg Iss (2 credits)
Prerequisite(s): COREQUISITE: DMS105, BIO161, MAT108 and PHY100
This course is designed to offer the student his/her first hands-on clinical experience. In the clinical setting the emphasis is placed on familiarizing the student with imaging equipment controls, transducer position relative to the anatomy to be scanned, scanning techniques for the various protocols and patient care procedures. The lecture portion of this course presents the physical and emotional assessment of the patient, medical asepsis, body mechanics, medical emergencies, professional ethics, medical and legal issues as well as relative medical/legal terminology. The lab portion consists of demonstration and practice in these areas. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis. This health career course has a $20.00 per credit fee.

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