DXMS101 Course-Sectional Anatomy in Sonography
Department of Health Sciences: Diagnostic Medical Sonography
- I. Course Number and Title
- DXMS101 Course-Sectional Anatomy in Sonography
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This course requires the student to learn cross-sectional anatomy of the body in the transverse, longitudinal and coronal planes. Emphasis is placed on how the organs and vessels are visualized sonographically for required images.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- identify cross-sectional anatomy in a sonographic image;
- identify the planes of the body and how they pertain to cross-sectional anatomy;
- define the terminology related to cross-sectional anatomy; and
- critique sonographic images of the commonly imaged organs and body systems.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- Body planes and spatial relationship
- Abdominal organs
- Abdominal vasculature, musculature and skeletal structures
- Pelvis organs
- Pelvis vasculature, musculature and skeletal structures
- Cross-Sectional comparison of images of Cat Scan, MRI and X-Ray
- Peripheral vasculature and small parts
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsStudent assessment consist of electronically administered exams, multi-media projects and participation in online discussions.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:
Other required materials.
See course syllabus.
Review/Approval Date 5/2020