Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SONO 112 - Abdominal Sonography I

(TP/SS only)

A study of the fundamentals of abdominal sonography, including the case study reviews of normal anatomy, physiology, and pathological conditions of the abdominal and superficial structures. PREREQUISITE(S): BIOL 212 , BIOL 213  and SONO 204  or consent of program coordinator.  COREQUISITE(S): SONO 262  or consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly MS 112.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course a student will be able to

  • Recognize and identify the sonographic appearance of normal anatomic structures, including anatomic variants and normal Doppler patterns:

a.             Thyroid

b.             Liver

c.             Biliary system

d.             Pancreas

e.             Urinary tract

f.              Adrenal glands

g.             Spleen

h.             Prevertebral vessels

i.              Peritoneal cavity, including potential spaces

  • Recognize, identify, and appropriately document the abnormal sonographic and Doppler patterns of disease processes, pathology, and pathophysiology of the anatomy listed.
  • Modify scanning protocols based on sonographic findings and differential diagnosis:

a.             History and physical examination

b.             Related imaging, laboratory, and functional testing procedures

c.             Clinical differential diagnosis

d.             Role of ultrasound in patient management

  • Recognize and identify sonographic and Doppler patterns in clinical diseases that may occur in the following categories: Iatrogenic, Degenerative, Inflammatory, Traumatic, Neoplastic, Infectious, Obstructive, Congenital, Metabolic, Immunologic.

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