Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-526-222 058128 Sonography Physics 2
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-526-222 SONOGRAPHY PHYSICS 2 ...continues the study of physics and instrumentation relevant to diagnostic medical sonography. The laboratory component of this course introduces the student to the concepts of ultrasound instrumentation, an introduction to ultrasonic scanning technique, and maintenance of ultrasound equipment. (Prerequisite: 10-526-221, Sonography Physics 1)
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Compare and contrast transducer technology
  2. Demonstrate optimal ultrasound image production
  3. Analyze the various forms of image resolution and the principles which determine them
  4. Analyze the formation of image artifacts
  5. Describe the Doppler effect in relation to hemodynamics
  6. Investigate advanced sonographic technologies
  7. Describe the importance of performance safety and output measures and standards