ECHO 201 Advanced Echocardiography Technician (7)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Advanced cardiac abnormalities evaluated by two dimensional (2D), M-Mode, and Doppler methods include: stenosis, valve abnormalities, regurgitation, diastolic dysfunction, cardiomyopathies, pericardial and coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, right ventricular methods of evaluation, masses and tumors, endocarditis, prosthesis, aortic root diseases, and cardiac transplants. Transesophageal Echo: standard views and cardiac identification.
Offered in alternate Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Compare & contrast the etiology, clinical signs and symptoms, the 2D and M-Mode appearance of each of the listed cardiac disease states.
- Outcome 2: Summarize the pulse wave, continuous wave and color flow Doppler findings and diastolic function assessment of various cardiac states.
- Outcome 3: Identify ultrasound images of Transesophageal Echocardiograhy (TEE).