DMS Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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DMS.250 Ultrasound Physics & Instrumentation 122

This course initially examines the nature and physical properties of sound waves. Emphasis is placed on the attenuation and transmission behaviors of an ultrasound beam as it encounters human tissue of a differing impedance. The instruments used to generate and receive ultrasound for medical imaging purposes are studied with respect to their operating characteristics. Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is required to enroll in this course.
Offered: Fall or Spring (alternating)
Applicable toward graduation at Sandburg where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AAS, AGS, and Certificates where applicable.
General Education -- Not Applicable