Learning Outcomes: Diagnostic Medical Sonography A.S.

  1. Demonstrate positioning and scanning procedures for liver, kidneys, adrenals, retroperitoneum, prevertebral vessels, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, and associated vascular structures seen on cross-section
    • Core Ability Supported: Process Information
  2. Explain processes of the patient interview, obtaining health history, and performing physical assessment
    • Core Ability Supported: Model Ethical and Civic Responsibility
  3. Summarize sonographic survey of the abdomen, breast, non-pregnant female, Obstetrical patient, superficial structures, and the vascular system
    • Core Ability Supported: Think Critically and Solve Problems
  4. Identify internal and surface anatomy, size, and position of the normal gallbladder, cystic duct, hepatic ducts, common bile duct, vaterian system, and related arterial, venous, and lymphatic systems on a sonographic image
    • Core Ability Supported: Process Information
  5. Differentiate between normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the liver and gallbladder
    • Core Ability Supported: Think Critically and Solve Problems
  6. Explain anatomy, physiology, and pathology of various stages of fetal development as related to ultrasound
    • Core Ability Supported: Think Critically and Solve Problems
  7. Identify normal and abnormal conditions of the second and third trimesters
    • Core Ability Supported: Think Critically and Solve Problems
  8. Identify anatomical structures of the female reproductive system
    • Core Ability Supported: Think Critically and Solve Problems
  9. Identify anatomy of the thyroid, parathyroid, and surrounding vascular and muscular structures
    • Core Ability Supported: Process Information
  10. Identify on sonograms: normal and congenital anatomy, normal versus abnormal sonographic patterns, and pathological conditions
    • Core Ability Supported: Think Critically and Solve Problems
  11. Summarize indications for sonographic evaluation of the cerebrovascular system
    • Core Ability Supported: Process Information
  12. Explain concepts of fundamental mathematical functions and algebraic equations utilized in sonographic physics and instrumentation
    • Core Ability Supported: Think Critically and Solve Problems
  13. Summarize the roles of half-wavelength resonance, damping, and quarter-wavelength matching in the operation of a piezoelectric transducer.
    • Core Ability Supported: Process Information
  14. Demonstrate professional behavior while in clinical setting
    • Core Ability Supported: Work Cooperatively
  15. Utilize proper orientation and standard labeling of ultrasound images.
    • Core Ability Supported: Work Cooperatively
  16. Execute positioning and scanning procedures for the gallbladder and biliary tract
    • Core Ability Supported: Work Cooperatively
  17. Demonstrate professional behavior while in clinical setting
    • Core Ability Supported: Work Cooperatively
  18. Distinguish gynecological pathology from normal gynecological anatomy
    • Core Ability Supported: Communicate Effectively
  19. Utilize a specific transducer type based on the area being scanned.
    • Core Ability Supported: Process Information
  20. Conduct performance tests using phantoms.
    • Core Ability Supported: Process Information
 
 
 
 

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For questions about this program's Learning Outcomes contact:

Kimberly Greene
321-433-7727
greenek@easternflorida.edu