DUTEC 166 Vascular Technology Lab II • 3 Cr.
Provides hands-on ultrasound scanning experience in vascular technology. Competency of a variety of scanning procedures must be demonstrated before beginning the clinical practicum. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or permission of program chair.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
1. Perform peripheral arterial scanning using additional equipment in conjunction with ultrasound equipment. 2. Perform carotid, upper and lower extremity venous Doppler scanning techniques 3. Perform renal arterial Doppler, mesenteric and abdominal Doppler 4. Interpret normal spectral waveforms from different vascular sources 5. Manipulate machine controls in all lab equipment to optimize images (depth, gain, focus, TGC's) 6. Properly show color and Pulsed wave Doppler techniques 7. Adjust to ergonomic challenges of general scanning