Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


DMS-225C - Ultrasound Clin 4/Abdomen-OB/GYN (6 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: DMS203, DMS210, DMS223C COREQUISITES: DMS227, DMS228
The course will offer the student an opportunity to refine skills in scanning, interpretation of the sonogram and recognize normal anatomical variations and pathology. The student will be able to gather pertinent clinical data in order to understand the total medical picture of the patient prior to the ultrasound examination. The student will become familiar with portable, surgical, and special sonographic procedures, will assist in these areas and will be encouraged to seek additional experience in carotid Doppler and peripheral vascular Doppler examinations. 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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