Sonographic Abdominal & Small Parts Pathology I

Course IDCourse NameCourseCategoryCredit Hours
DMS 308Sonographic Abdominal & Small Parts Pathology I DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHYHEALTH SCIENCES3

This course is a continued in-depth study pathology encountered in the abdominal, retroperitoneal, and superficial anatomical structures. Emphasis will be placed on interpretation of laboratory tests, related clinical signs and symptoms, and recognition of normal and abnormal CT, MRI and sonographic images. This also introduces the diagnostic foundations of diagnostic medical sonography including terminology, scan plane orientations, and anatomical relationships.  Emphasis is placed on descriptive terms and definitions used in clinical practice and when creating an unconfirmed sonographer report for the reading physician/radiologist.