Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

DMS-137C - Ultrasound Clinical 2/Vascular (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: DMS125, DMS135C, BIO162, PHY127
This clinical course will offer the student progressively greater participation in the various steps involved in the vascular examination of the patient. Skills in scanning that have been developed in previous clinical courses will be utilized. The student will have the opportunity to develop skills in recognizing normal anatomy as well as pathology. Progression of the examination will be performed by the student under the direct supervision of the clinical instructor. The student will continue to gather pertinent clinical information in order to understand the total medical picture of the patient prior to the vascular examination. The student will be introduced to and assist in portable examinations and special procedures. Gaining skill and confidence in presenting the case before the interpreting physician will be developed. (Full-time clinical assignment over six weeks). 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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