Sonographic Anatomy of the Abdomen & Small Parts I

Course IDCourse NameCourseCategoryCredit Hours
DMS 306Sonographic Anatomy of the Abdomen & Small Parts IDIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHYHEALTH SCIENCES3

This course introduces anatomy, physiology, pathology and scanning techniques of the biliary system, liver, pancreas, the male pelvis, vascular structures, retroperitoneal, and superficial structures as it pertains to sonography. Consideration is given to cross-sectional anatomy as it applies to sonographic scanning. 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.