DIACF-AD Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography - Echocardiography

Courses and Descriptions

ULTR-1001DMS Physics 1

This course introduces the physics and instrumentation relevant to the safe and effective practice of diagnostic medical sonography.  The following topics will be covered: sonographic terminology, the physics of sound, pulsed ultrasound, sound amplitude, power and intensity, sound attenuation, the interaction of sound in tissue, diagnostic ultrasound transducers, ultrasound sound beams and focusing, spatial and temporal resolution, real-time scanning and real-time timing, and ultrasound instrumentation.
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