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SONOG 205 Ultrasound Physics & Instrumentation

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: SONOG 202 with a grade of "C" or better

Corequisite: SONOG 210 and 240

Enrollment Limitation:

This course is only available to students who have been accepted into the most recent cohort and who remain in good standing within the DMS program. Students must take this course for a letter grade, and must earn a grade of “C” or better in this course to remain in the DMS program.

This course covers the basic principles of diagnostic ultrasound physics and instrumentation. Topics include acoustical physics, Doppler effect, color flow imaging and the effects of ultrasound waves on human tissue. The course will cover transducer designs, quality assurance, bio-effects and imaging artifacts. The fundamentals of instrumentation, equipment design and application will be included. Hands-on instruction may be provided to introduce the student to necessary elementary scanning skills. This course is available to students who have been accepted in to the DMS program. This course must be taken for a letter grade, and students must achieve a "C" or better to remain in the DMS program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

ASSESS THE EFFECTS OF ULTRASOUND WAVES ON HUMAN TISSUE - SLO #1