DUTEC 190 Pediatric Echocardiography • 3 Cr.
This course continues the basic echocardiography started in DUTEC 125. Students focus Doppler measurements and calculations, M-mode and two-dimensional imaging in conjunction with the targeted obstetric exam and fetal interventions with congenital heart disease. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program or permission of program chair.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
Describe and explain cardiovascular physiology as appropriate to the patient or fetus with congenital heart disease. Discuss and describe cardiac pathology, pathophysiology, and hemodynamics in different types of cardiac disease as appropriate in the fetus or patient with congenital heart disease Compare and contrast the indications, utility, limitations and technical procedures for related echocardiographic studies such as targeted obstetric exam and fetal interventions for congenital heart disease. Analyze the pediatric echocardiographic images and flow data using quantitation principles.