Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


DMS-227 - Advanced OB/GYN Ultrasound (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: DMS203, DMS210, DMS223C COREQUISITES: DMS228, DMS225C
This course will provide students specializing in the general tract with information concerning the abnormal ultrasound appearance of tissues, organs and systems of the female pelvis and fetus. Ultrasound images representative of disease states will be presented and correlated with examinations performed with other diagnostic modalities. Relevant histologic aspects of various pathological conditions as well as congenital anomalies of the fetus will be discussed and correlated with their acoustical properties and ultrasound characteristics. Clinical features, laboratory data and the pathophysiology of pertinent diseases will be presented. Technical information, such as procedural and scanning techniques will be discussed throughout the course. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.


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