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| Echocardiography - 7
ECHO101 Cardiovascular Physiology
(Fall) – 3.0 hours
Comprehensive study of the normal and abnormal physiology of the heart and blood vessels. Course includes discussion of the anatomical, biochemical, and physical principles of cardiovascular physiology.
ECHO102 Echocardiography Procedures
(Fall) – 8.0 hours
This course will develop a foundational understanding of normal cardiac anatomy and physiology with emphasis on the sonographic evaluation of the heart and great vessels. This comprehensive course details the proper echocardiographic evaluation of the cardiovascular system and associated pathologies.
ECHO103 Clinical Education I
(Spring) – 13.0 hours
Supervised instruction in echocardiography at a clinical education affiliate.
ECHO104 Clinical Education II
(Summer) – 8.0 hours
Continuation of supervised instruction in echocardiography at a clinical education affiliate.
ECHO105 Special Topics in Echocardiography
(Summer) – 3.0 hours
Selection, development and presentation of a patient case study, included is a curricular review and preparation for the certification examination.
ECHO106 Electrocardiography (EKG)
(Fall) – 1.0 hours
Introductory study of the basic EKG printouts focuses on the electrophysiology of the heart, identifying normal and abnormal heart rhythms.
ECHO107 Echocardiographic Procedures II
(Fall) – 2.0 hours
Cardiac anatomy in the various planes as demonstrated on diagnostic sonographic images. Sonographic imaging and evaluation of specific cardiac disease states.