Non-Invasive Cardiology I w/Lab   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]

CVT 2620C - Non-Invasive Cardiology I w/Lab

This first course in the non-invasive cardiology series deals with the theory, rationale, application, performance and interpretation of a standard 2D echocardiogram.  Standard views recommended by the American Society of Echocardiography will be performed.  Measurements from M-mode and 2D will be discussed and demonstrated.  This course will cover fundamentals of color flow imaging and spectral Doppler.  Normal and abnormal values will be discussed.  The student is required to perform a complete 2D echocardiogram at the completion of this course.
Prerequisites: CVT 1000.
Corequisites: None.

Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:4. 
Contact Hours: 3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours.