Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


DMS-226C - Ultrasound Clinical 4/Cardiac (6 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: DMS204, DMS210, DMS224C COREQUISITES: DMS228
This clinical course will offer the student increased participation in the cardiac ultrasound examination of the patient. The student will share with the clinical instructor responsibility for scheduling, identifying, and preparing the patient for examination. The student will assure that the patient preparation was properly followed for the given examination. Skills in scanning that have been developed in previous lectures/labs and clinical courses will be utilized. Progression of the examination will be performed by the student under direct supervision of the clinical instructor. Competencies in advanced echocardiographic techniques 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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