DMS 255 Clinical Sonography III, 2 credits

This course will provide continued hospital/clinic setting work experience. Students will apply knowledge learned concurrently during Obstetrical Sonography II and Fetal and Neonatal Anomalies. The student will continue to gain experience in obstetrics focusing on unusual and abnormal case studies. Topics will include obstetrical sonograms of multiple gestation, fetal and neonatal anomalies, and Doppler techniques. The student will refine scanning skills and gain experience in visualizing the fetal heart and obtaining appropriate views. The students will also become exposed to interventional procedures utilizing ultrasound guidance. Execution of sonographic examinations will be performed under direct and indirect supervision. The student will strive for continued improvement in previously learned studies. With additional work setting experience, the student's comfort level will improve in equipment manipulation and patient interaction.