US 204 - Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology(3)
To demonstrate the role of sonography in the evaluation of the cardiovascular system. The student will map the arterial and venous systems from the heart through the abdomen and throughout the periphery. Emphasis will be placed on abdominal vasculature, and cardiac anatomy and physiology, with an introduction to echocardiography protocol. The student will also become familiar with basic ECG interpretation, learning the relationship between ECG timing and cardiac events, as seen in the echocardiogram. 4 hours lecture, 4 hour lab. [F]
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