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

SON 104 - Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation II


Course Description: This course is a continuation of Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation I. Areas of study include hemodynamics, Doppler principles, artifacts, harmonics, contrast agents, biological effects of ultrasound and quality assurance of the ultrasound instruments.

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

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply concepts of Doppler technology to produce the best quality diagnostic image.
  • Describe the role of artifacts in ultrasound imaging.
  • Explain how harmonics and contrast agents can improve the diagnostic quality of the ultrasound image.
  • Describe the bio effects of ultrasound and the impacts on patient safety and health.

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