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

CVT 2621C - Non-Invasive Cardiology II w/Lab

This course presents an in-depth view of the diagnosis of common cardiac and vascular disease states as it pertains to echocardiography. Instruction is provided in the application of theory, techniques and interpretation of two-dimensional echocardiography, M-mode, colorflow imaging, and pulsed and continuous wave doppler. Advanced techniques in echocardiography are also discussed, such as stress and pharmacologic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, contrast echocardiography, tissue doppler imaging, 3D echocardiography and strain imaging.
Prerequisites: CVT 2620C.
Corequisites: None.

Degrees Offered: A.S.

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