DUTEC 125 Congenital Heart Disease • 3 Cr.


This course will introduce the student to embryologic development of the heart and great vessels. Emphasis will be placed on normal development and congenital heart disease. Echocardiography will be introduced as well as specific imaging protocols, trends, and techniques that will used with the pediatric patient. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or permission of program chair.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe and explain normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy (adult, pediatric, and fetal). Describe and explain normal cardiovascular physiology as appropriate to the patient or fetus with congenital heart disease Analyze and predict current and future clinical cardiology outcomes as appropriate to the fetus and patient with congenital heart disease.