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DMS 100 - Introduction to Diagnostic Medical Sonography


Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Description: This course introduces the student to the field of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ultrasound). Students learn the history of medical ultrasound, scope of practice, terminology, legal and ethical issues, patient care and sonography compared to other imaging modalities. Communication, professionalism, ergonomics, vitals, certification, infection control and accreditation are addressed.

Prerequisites: COLLS 053  with a minimum grade of 2.0 or minimum score of 18 ACT-Reading, 25 SAT-Reading, 70 CPT-Reading Comprehension or 250 NGA-Reading. ENG 055  with a minimum grade of 2.0 or minimum score of 18 ACT-English, 25 SAT-Writing and Language, 71 CPT-Sentence Skills or 250 NGA-Writing.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter Only
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Students who already have this knowledge or certification may qualify for prior learning credit. https://www.schoolcraft.edu/student-records/prior-learning-credits



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