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Clinical Seminar II

DMS 206W

Clinical Seminar II

DMS 206W

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: DMS 112, DMS 113, DMS 114, DMS 115, DMS 116, and DMS 117, all with a "B" (3.

0) minimum grade. Concurrent enrollment in DMS 201, DMS 202, DMS 207, LWA 206B, and LWA 206C. Provides a clinical overview of sonographic procedures of the abdomen, pelvis, fetus, and superficial parts. Emphasizes identification of pathology, recognition of disease processes, sonographic differentials, and clinical correlation. (7.5-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate perceptive skills in recognizing normal and abnormal sonographic patterns and discuss methods to produce high quality diagnostic sonograms.

Objectives:

  • Show proficiency in recognizing normal vs. abnormal sonographic patterns in all areas of general sonography including basic vascular, muscleskeletal, and neuro sonography.
  • Determine the differential diagnosis when analyzing hard copy film.
  • Determine if an exam is of high quality and how to improve the quality if not.
  • Demonstrate cognitive writing skills necessary to prepare case reports, articles, and abstracts relating to sonography.
  • Present orally and in writing assigned case studies from all areas of general sonography.
  • Discuss patient history, clinical findings, normal and abnormal anatomy, differential diagnosis, and associated findings for each case presented.
  • Discuss proper scanning techniques.