Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-526-207 055345 Abdominal Sonography
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-526-207 ABDOMINAL SONOGRAPHY ...prepares learners to perform ultrasounds of the abdominal organs including liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, pancreas, spleen, urinary tract, aorta and retroperitoneum. Practice scan sessions included. (Prerequisites: 10-526-200, Intro to DMS; 10-501-101, Medical Terminology; 10-806-177, Gen Anatomy & Physiology. Corequisite: 10-806-179, Adv Anatomy & Physiology)
Total Credits4
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Prepare patient for an abdominal ultrasound examination
  2. Use sonographic equipment to obtain high quality, diagnostic images
  3. Differentiate between normal and pathologic conditions of the abdominal cavity
  4. Perform an ultrasound of the abdominal aorta
  5. Perform an ultrasound of the liver
  6. Perform an ultrasound of the gallbladder and biliary tree
  7. Perform an ultrasound of the pancreas
  8. Perform an ultrasound of the kidneys and urinary bladder
  9. Perform an ultrasound of the spleen
  10. Perform an ultrasound of the complete abdomen
  11. Explore invasive procedures related to ultrasound