Feb 21, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

SON 121 - Clinical Practicum I


Course Description: Application in the clinical setting of the didactic knowledge presented in previous courses. Clinical instruction and practice will be provided with emphasis on normal abdominal and gynecological sonography studies. Orientation to the hospital’s/department’s policies and procedures will be covered. 16 hours per week


Prerequisite(s): Completion of SON 100, SON 101, and SON 103, all with a C or better.
Note(s): Open to Diagnostic Medical Sonography degree students only.

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Perform routine abdominal and gynecological sonography examinations. 
  • Correlate pertinent clinical history prior to imaging.
  • Demonstrate effective use of oral and written communication skills during interactions with patients, families and members of the health care team.
  • Present the sonographic findings in a logical, sequential process to the Radiologist.
  • Ensure patient safety and well-being while performing an ultrasound examination.
  • Formulate a provisional diagnoses with normal abdominal and gynecological examinations.

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