CVT2323: PHYSICS CONCEPTS
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Cardiovascular Technology program.
This course will prepare the student for the Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation section of the ARDMS and CCI registry. Ultrasonic wave generation and propagation, transducer design, color flow imaging methodology, Doppler effect and Doppler instrumentation components, signal processing, basic equipment types, interactive properties of ultrasound with human tissues, possible biologic effects, information storage, contrast agents, quality control and image artifacts are all reviewed. Multiple practice exams to better prepare the student for the registries will be given.
3 Hours Lecture; Allied Health Fee: $60.