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UTEC 70 Abdominal Sonography III

UTEC 70.  Abdominal Sonography III.  1.3 Credits.     

This course is taught in modules corresponding to abdominal organs and compartments imaged in the abdomen. This course provides instruction in the Retroperitoneum, Peritoneum, Gastrointestinal, Abdominal Wall and Great Vessels. Each module includes: review of anatomy, physiology and pathology, clinical indications for sonography, sonographic appearances of normal and disease processes, along with instrumentation, technique and protocols. Prerequisite: Abdominal Sonography I and II

Certificate in Diagnostic Ultrasound Technology (General and Vascular)

KU’s certificate in diagnostic ultrasound and vascular technology is an 18-month, accredited certificate program that prepares the student sonographer to use complex ultrasound equipment in a clinical setting. The sonographer, after advanced training, uses high-frequency sound waves for diagnostic purposes under the direction of a radiologist.