CVT 310 Clinical Experience in Cardiac Ultrasound (9)
Lec-70, Lab-262.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Provide students with experience in performing echocardiograms on adults in the clinical setting under the guidance of departmental preceptors. Emphasis on the development of ultrasound scanning techniques, application of measurements, Doppler interrogation, and interpretation of results in the clinical setting.
Offered in alternate Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Perform basic echocardiographic studies on patients to obtain accurate 2D, M'Mode and Doppler images and measurements.
- Outcome 2: Summarize an interpretation of the cardiac ultrasound examinations.
- Outcome 3: Complete stress echo procedures and summarize findings.
- Outcome 4: Demonstrate ability to work with clinical staff in a professional manner to provide accurate cardiac exams and documentation.