Introduction to Sonography
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: SONOG 202
Advisory: AH 110, BIOL 431, and COMM 321
Enrollment Limitation: This course is only available to students who have been accepted into the most recent cohort and who remain in good standing within the DMS program. Students must take this course for a letter grade, and must earn a grade of "C" or better in this course to remain in the DMS program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is designed for students in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program. The course will introduce fundamental sonography theory including terminology and equipment. Students will be instructed in sonographer and patient safety, including ergonomics, legal, ethical and regulatory issues. Scope of practice, patient care techniques, assessment and treatment will be introduced. Emphasis will be placed on interaction with diverse patient populations. This course must be taken for a letter grade, and students must achieve a "C" or better to remain in the DMS program.