Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

DMS-116C - Ultrasound Clinical 2/Cardiac (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: DMS104, DMS114C, BIO162, PHY127
This clinical course offers the student participation in the various steps involved in cardiac ultrasound examination of the patient. The student will share responsibility with the clinical instructor for scheduling, identifying, and preparing the patient for examination. The student will assure that patient preparation is properly followed for the given examination. Skills in scanning that have been developed in Clinical 1 and Cardiac Ultrasound will be further advanced. Skills in patient scanning and examination progression are developed. Skill and confidence in presenting the case to the interpreting physician will be developed. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.

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