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DMSO 1110 - Introduction to Sonography (1-1-0)
An introduction to the profession of sonography and the role of the sonographer. Emphasis on medical terminology, ethical/legal aspects, written and verbal communication, and professional issues relating to registry, accreditation, professional organizations, and history of the profession. Department approval required.
 


Skills: I Prerequisites: Admission to program. Corequisites: DMSO 1302, DMSO 1351. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DMSO 1191 - Special Topics in Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technician (1-1-0)
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
 


Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 1441 or DSAE 1415; DMSO 1260 or DSAE 1260. Corequisites: Department approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DMSO 1260 - Clinical-Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-Medical Sonography I (2-0-8)
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 1302, DMSO 1351. Corequisites: Departmental approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DMSO 1291 - Special Topics in Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technician (2-2-0)
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
 


Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 2342 or DSAE 2337; DMSO 2362 or DSAE 2362. Corequisites: Department approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DMSO 1302 - Basic Ultrasound Physics (3-3-1)
Basic acoustical physics and acoustical waves in human tissue. Emphasis on ultrasound transmission in soft tissues, attenuation of sound energy, parameters affecting sound transmission, and resolution of sound beams. Additional ultrasound physics applications may be discussed. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: O Prerequisites: PHYS 1401. Admission to Program. Corequisites: DMSO 1110, DMSO 1351. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DMSO 1351 - Sonographic Sectional Anatomy (3-3-0)
Sectional anatomy of the male and female body. Includes anatomical relationships of organs, vascular structures, and body planes and quadrants. Required corequisites: BIOL 2305 and BIOL 2102.
 


Skills: O Prerequisites: Admission to program. Corequisites: DMSO 1110, DMSO 1302. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/20/2014
 
DMSO 1441 - Abdominopelvic Sonography (4-3-3)
Normal anatomy and physiology of the abdominal and pelvic cavities as related to scanning techniques, transducer selection, and scanning protocols. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 1110, DMSO 1351. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DMSO 2342 - Sonography of High Risk Obstetrics (3-3-1)
Maternal disease and fetal abnormalities. Includes scanning techniques, patient history and laboratory data, transducer selection, and scanning protocols. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 2441, DMSO 2461. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DMSO 2357 - Advanced Ultrasound Professionalism and Registry Review (3-3-1)
Sonographic professional principles and scope of practice including legal and ethical issues for the sonographer and department management procedures. Laboratory will include application of advanced techniques and instrumentation. Includes registry review and preparation. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 1191, DMSO 2342, and DMSO 2362. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DMSO 2362 - Clinical-Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-Medical Sonography III (3-0-16)
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 2441, DMSO 2461. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DMSO 2441 - Sonography of Abdominopelvic Pathology (4-3-3)
Pathologies and disease states of the abdomen and pelvis as related to scanning techniques, patient history and laboratory data, transducer selection, and scanning protocols. Emphasizes endocavitary sonographic anatomy and procedures including pregnancy. Recognition of abdominopelvic disease is stressed. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 1260, DMSO 1441, and DSAE 1318. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DMSO 2461 - Clinical - Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician II (4-0-24)
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 1260, DMSO 1441, and DSAE 1318. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DMSO 2463 - Clinical-Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-Medical Sonography IV (4-0-24)
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 2342, DMSO 2362. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSAE 1260 - Clinical-Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-Echo I (2-0-8)
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 1302, DMSO 1351. Corequisites: Department approval required. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSAE 1318 - Sonographic Instrumentation (3-3-1)
Introduction to ultrasound principles and instrumentation. Includes basic acoustical physics, properties of ultrasound, tissue interaction, transducers, Doppler, artifacts, safety, and quality assurance. Additional medical ultrasound applications may be discussed. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 1302. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSAE 1415 - Principles of Adult Echocardiography (4-3-3)
An introduction to cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, including hemodynamics and spatial relationships of the normal adult heart. Topics include anatomical correlation of 2-D, M-Mode, and Doppler sonographic imaging. Scanning techniques are correlated and taught in the laboratory sessions. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 1110, DMSO 1351. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSAE 2337 - Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pathology II (3-3-1)
A continuation of Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pathology I with emphasis on cardiac disease. A discussion of quantitative measurements and application of 2-D, M-Mode, Doppler and recognition of the sonographic appearance of cardiac disease is stressed. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DSAE 2404, DSAE 2461. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSAE 2355 - Echocardiography Professionalism and Registry Review (3-3-1)
Explain the issues related to the echocardiography professional and the legal and ethical considerations of the profession; demonstrate registry preparedness, and develop department management strategies and documents. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 1191, DSAE 2337, and DSAE 2362. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSAE 2362 - Clinical - Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-Echo III (3-0-16)
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skill, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DSAE 2404, DSAE 2461. Corequisites: Department approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSAE 2404 - Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pathology I (4-3-3)
Adult acquired cardiac pathologies. Topics include cardiovascular pathophysiology, quantitative measurements, and the application of 2-D, M-Mode, and Doppler. Recognition of the sonographic appearances of cardiovascular disease is stressed. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DSAE 1260, DSAE 1318, and DSAE 1415. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSAE 2461 - Clinical - Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician II (4-0-24)
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DSAE 1260, DSAE 1318, and DSAE 1415. Corequisites: Department approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSAE 2463 - Clinical-Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-Echo IV (4-0-24)
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DSAE 2337, DSAE 2362. Corequisites: Department approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSVT 1103 - Introduction to Vascular Technology (1-1-0)
An introduction to basic noninvasive vascular theories, with emphasis on basic skills and knowledge, such as image orientation, transducer handling, and identification of anatomic structures. Basic hemodynamic principles are discussed. Department approval required.
 


Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 1302, DMSO 1351. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSVT 1300 - Principles of Vascular Technology (3-2-2)
Introduction to non-invasive vascular technology modalities. Includes 2D imaging, Doppler, plethysmography, and segmental pressures. Emphasis on performing basic venous and arterial imaging and non-imaging exams. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DMSO 2461 or DSAE 2461. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSVT 2300 - Vascular Technology Applications (3-2-2)
Non-invasive vascular technology. Includes 2-D imaging, Doppler, plethysmography, and segmental pressures. Emphasizes protocols for performing basic venous and arterial imaging and non-imaging exams.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DSVT 1300. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSVT 2335 - Advanced Non-Invasive Vascular Technology (3-3-1)
Non-invasive vascular concepts. Includes harmonics, contrast, power Doppler, digital intraoperative, intravascular, abdominal vascular, graft surveillance, vascular interventions, and research. Emphasizes extensive review of case studies, technical reporting, preliminary interpretation, and registry review. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: O Prerequisites: DSVT 1300, DSVT 2300. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
DSVT 2463 - Clinical - Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-Vascular (4-0-24)
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Department approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Insurance Fee: $10.00

Skills: O Prerequisites: DSVT 1300, DSVT 2300. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014