DMS207 Clinical Education

This course will develop the student's ultrasound scanning skills in a clinical patient care environment such as a private diagnostic imaging setting or local hospital. The student will be exposed to abdominal, obstetrics, gynecology, small parts, and vascular ultrasonography where they will learn to perform ultrasound exams, effectively deal with patient care issues including patient preparation, patient history taking, and patient confidentiality, pertinent clinical laboratory values, and communication. Emphasis will be placed on the student's professional qualities as it relates to conduct, behavior and patient/sonographer interaction. Upon successful completion students will conduct sonographic examinations under direct and indirect supervision of staff sonographers and a clinical instructor.

Prerequisite: DMS206

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