Ultrasound Physics I

Course Overview

Course Code: DGMS-230

Department: Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Credit Hours: 2.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

This course introduces the student to basic ultrasound physics, sound waves in human tissue, and the piezoelectric effect. Some topics include: reflection, refraction, scattering, amplitude, intensity, speed, attenuation, impedance and propagation of speed tissue. Also included are transducer design and function. Prerequisite: A graduate of an accredited two-year AMA or AMA equivalent allied health occupation program that is patient care related (includes but not limited to radiography, nursing, respiratory, occupational or physical therapy) Bachelor's degree with prerequisite coursework or with approval of instructor or Academic Dean.

Course Schedule


Term: Fall 2024

Section Name: DGMS-230-MC01D

Location: Main Campus

Available Seats: 17

Faculty Name: C. Hoffmann

Min Credits: 2.00

Comments: This is for accepted DGMS students only.

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