Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


DMS-204 - Advanced Cardiac Ultrasound (5 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: DMS116C COREQUISITES: DMS210, DMS224C
This course is for ultrasound students specializing in echocardiography. Abnormal cardiac anatomy and physiology will be studied. M-mode, two-dimensional, continuous wave, pulsed wave, and color flow doppler will be correlated with pathologies. Echocardiographic tapes and case studies will be presented and correlated with clinical features of cardiac pathology. Cardiac surgical procedures and pharmacology will be studied. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.


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