SON 102 - Principles Of Abdominal Sonography
Course Description: This course focuses on the principles and techniques of abdominal sonography. Areas of study include: abdominal wall, great vessels of the abdomen, liver, biliary system, pancreas, urinary system and the spleen. Normal and abnormal sonographic appearances will be covered along with interventional procedures that aid in diagnosis and treatment of abdominal diseases.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of SON 100 with a C or better
Note(s): Open to Diagnostic Medical Sonography degree students only.
Course Student Learning Outcomes:
- Differentiate between the normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the structures within the abdomen.
- Formulate a provisional diagnosis of disease that correlates with the abnormal sonographic findings and pertinent clinical history.
- Describe interventional procedures that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of abdominal diseases.
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