US 216 - Adult Echocardiography Testing 1(2)
To further demonstrate the role of sonography in the evaluation of the cardiovascular system. The student will demonstrate knowledge of cardiac development in the embryonic period, and the expected changes in cardiac structures at birth. The student will become familiar with congenital cardiac abnormalities which may be followed into or manifest into adulthood. The student will recognize various cardiac disease processes and their effects on the heart sonographically, and will demonstrate proficiency in performing 2-D, M-Mode and Doppler examinations of the heart, also sonographically evaluating cardiac structures in a diseased state.; class 3 hours, lab 1 hour. [S]
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