DUTEC 165 General Ultrasound Lab III • 3 Cr.


Provides hands-on ultrasound scanning experience in the student's clinical specialty area. Competency is required before beginning the clinical practicum. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or permission of program chair.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Discuss exam documentation protocols.
  • Identify and describe pathology and list differential diagnoses.
  • Describe the information obtained in a patient history and explain its importance.
  • Describe various positioning techniques and how they affect image quality and diagnostic information.
  • Discuss the role of the diagnostic sonographer, the radiologist/sonologist and the referring physician in diagnostic patient care.