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  • Dance 1100
    Dance Appreciation

    3 credit hours

    Overview of various aspects of dance both as a concert theatre art form and as an entertainment. Emphasis placed on history, dancers, choreographers, trends, and major works of dance in the tradition of western civilization. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1100 and Physical Education 1643 (3 lecture hours)

  • Dance 1101
    Ballet I

    1 credit hours

    Beginning ballet skills. Introduction to the movements and dance skills of classical and contemporary ballet, including basic positions, barre work, center floor work and simple dances. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1101 and Physical Education 1611 (2 lab hours)

  • Dance 1102
    Ballet II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Ballet I. Further work on the movements and dance skills of classical and contemporary ballet with emphasis on intermediate and advanced skills. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1102 and Physical Education 1612. Prerequisite: Dance 1101 or Physical Education 1611 with a grade of D or better or equivalent skill level or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Dance 1104
    Modern Dance I

    1 credit hours

    Introduction to body awareness, and movement in space. Technique, placement, and creative experiences are included in this course. Concepts of dance composition are studied through improvisation, vocabulary, and special awareness. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1104 and Physical Education 1624. (2 lab hours)

  • Dance 1105
    Modern Dance II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of Modern Dance I. Further work on body awareness, and movement in space. Technique, placement, and creative experiences are included in this course. Concepts of dance composition are studied through improvisation, vocabulary, and spatial awareness. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1105 and Physical Education 1625. Prerequisite: Dance 1104 or Physical Education 1624 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Dance 1107
    Jazz I

    1 credit hours

    An introduction to the movements and dance skills characteristic of jazz dance. This course provides an opportunity to condition the body in the areas of muscle and cardiovascular endurance, coordination, rhythm and balance. Class consists of isolated body movements, technique work, basic steps, step combinations, and traveling movements across the floor. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1107 and Physical Education 1621. (2 lab hours)

  • Dance 1108
    Jazz II

    1 credit hours

    A continuation of the movements and dance skills of Modern Jazz I. This course gradually adds advanced dance movements and step combinations. Increased opportunity for creative exploration and performance of jazz dance. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1108 and Physical Education 1622. Prerequisite: Dance 1107 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent, or equivalent experience (2 lab hours)

  • Dance 1110
    Tap I

    0.5  to 1 credit hours

    An introduction to tap techniques and styles (including rhythm tap and Broadway tap) as well as historical origins and current trends. Emphasis on fundamental skills and rhythms, time steps, footwork, short combinations and styling. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1110 and Physical Education 1623. (1 to 2 lab hours)

  • Dance 1120
    Dance Production & Performance

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Performance experiences as a dance company and practicum experience in production areas of theatre, dance, design technology, and theatre management. Students audition, rehearse, and perform dance in a college dance production. May be taken three times for credit. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1120 and Physical Education 1644. This course may be taken four times for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (2 to 6 lab hours)

  • Dance 1122
    Choreography & Composition of Dance

    2 credit hours

    Explores the process of using movement to give outward expression of inner sensations and feelings. Includes techniques for releasing tensions, developing imagery, improvisation, and discussion of aesthetic concepts. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1122 and Physical Education 1642. Prerequisite: Dance 1101, Dance 1104, Dance 1107, Dance 1110, Dance 1120 or Physical Education 1611, Physical Education 1621, Physical Education 1623, Physical Education 1624 or Physical Education 1644 or equivalent, or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Dance 1130
    Dance Pedagogy

    3 credit hours

    Exploration of the key approaches to teaching dance. Provides practicum experience in the dance teaching process including study of instructional modes, dance learning styles, and factors affecting dance teaching and learning. Credit cannot be given for both Dance 1130 and Physical Education 1645. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 1101
    Principles in Dental Hygiene I

    3 credit hours

    Principles of disease transmission. Infection control policies, patient procedures, patient assessment and fundamental instrumentation for the dental hygienist. Foundation of knowledge and strategies of preventive dental hygiene practice. Emphasis on mechanical and chemical plaque control, use of fluoride and health promotion. Prerequisite: Admission into the Dental Hygiene program or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 1102
    Principles in Dental Hygiene II

    2 credit hours

    Rationale for collection of assessment data and associated clinical procedures. Data collection. Use of instruments, dental sealants, topical fluorides, development of dental hygiene treatment plans. Introduction to direct patient care. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 1101 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 1105
    Dental Materials/Expanded Functions

    3 credit hours

    Physical and chemical properties of dental materials, characteristics and manipulation of impression materials, gypsum products, investments, waxes, cements, resins, metallic and non-metallic restorative agents. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 1101, Dental Hygiene 1115, Dental Hygiene 1120, Dental Hygiene 1125 and Dental Hygiene 1135; all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 1112
    Dental Radiology I

    2 credit hours

    Concepts of radiation history, radiation physics, radiation biology, radiation protection, dental X-ray equipment, film, image characteristics and film processing. Introduction to radiographic examination techniques. Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene program or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 3 lab hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 1115
    Dental Tooth Anatomy and Morphology

    2 credit hours

    Emphasis on clinical appearance of oral structures, dental terminology, morphology of the permanent and primary dentition, patterns, and the occlusion and malocclusion within and between the dental arches. Review of dental anomalies and other clinical appearances. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 3 lab hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 1120
    Preclinical Dental Hygiene I

    1 credit hours

    Integration of the scientific and clinical principles underlying the practice of dental hygiene. Clinical procedures and techniques for patient assessment, including: prevention of disease transmission, health history, extra and intraoral examination, gingival evaluation and periodontal examination. Operation of the dental unit and basic instrumentation techniques for the removal of plaque and calculus are presented. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program or consent of instructor

  • Dental Hygiene 1121
    Clinical Dental Hygiene I

    1 credit hours

    Comprehensive examination procedures, charting and patient treatment. Adjunctive procedures are presented, dental caries preventive agent application and stain removal procedures. Integration of scientific and clinical principles underlying the practice of dental hygiene. Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating dental hygiene care on patients in the clinical setting. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 1120 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor

  • Dental Hygiene 1125
    Head & Neck Anat: Histology & Embryology

    2 credit hours

    Organization, structure and function of the head and neck. Focus will be placed on histologic and embryologic development and structural microanatomy to gain an understanding of clinical and oral manifestations of the regions of the head and neck. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 1135
    Applied Nutrition & Biochemistry

    2 credit hours

    Principles of nutrition and biochemistry applied to dental hygiene patient care. Skills in diet analysis and patient counseling. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 1136
    General and Oral Pathology

    2 credit hours

    Pathology of the head and neck and oral structures. Specific pathologic processes, repair, healing and regressive changes. Developmental conditions, diseases of bacterial and viral origin, and neoplasms of the oral cavity. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 1101, Dental Hygiene 1115, Dental Hygiene 1120, Dental Hygiene 1125 and Dental Hygiene 1135; all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 1145
    Medical Emergencies in a Dental Office

    1 credit hours

    Familiarity with critical steps in prevention, preparation, early recognition and appropriate management of common medical emergencies in the dental office. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 1101, Dental Hygiene 1115, Dental Hygiene 1120, Dental Hygiene 1124 and Dental Hygiene 1135; all with grade of C or better or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Dental Hygiene 1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline, and methods of evaluation in coordination with, and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 2201
    Dental Hygiene Theory I

    2 credit hours

    Application of dental hygiene theory to direct patient care. Techniques and theory related to local anesthesia administration of local anesthetic agents. Emphasis of dental hygiene care of patients with various systemic, mental and physical disorders in the dental office setting. Introduction to use of heavy scaling hand instruments is included. Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 1102 with grade of C or better or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 3 lab hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 2202
    Dental Hygiene Theory II

    2 credit hours

    Application of dental hygiene theory to direct patient care. Overview of dental hygiene care of patients with various systemic and mental disorders. Presentation of periodontal cases is included. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 2201 with grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 2211
    Periodontics I

    2 credit hours

    Periodontal anatomy. Physiology/etiology of periodontal diseases. Clinical, histopathogenesis of gingivitis/periodontitis. Role of genetics, tobacco use and systemic preventative/therapeutic procedures associated with diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and initial phase of periodontal therapy. Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene Program. Dental Hygiene 1102, Dental Hygiene 1105, Dental Hygiene 1112, Dental Hygiene 1121, Dental Hygiene 1135 and Dental Hygiene 1145; all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 2212
    Periodontics II

    2 credit hours

    Description of clinical procedures associated with surgical phase of periodontal therapy. Evaluation of periodontal treatment, maintenance phase, and relationship between periodontics and other dental specialties. Discussion of clinical management of the periodontum and adjunctive therapies. Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 2211 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 2213
    Dental Radiology II

    2 credit hours

    Advanced dental radiographic and related procedures including exposure and technique errors, occlusal and localization techniques, normal anatomy, panoramic films and radiography, extraoral radiography and digital radiography. Radiography for patients with special needs, introduction to radiographic interpretation: dental caries, periodontal disease, trauma and pulpal and periapical lesions. Introduction to forensic odontology. Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 1112 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 3 lab hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 2222
    Clinical Dental Hygiene II

    1 credit hours

    Continuation of clinical dental hygiene practice. Includes assessment, planning and implementation of patient care. Adjunctive clinical services include dental sealants, ultrasonic scaling, air polishing, topical fluoride treatments and dental radiographs. Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene Program is required. Dental Hygiene 1121 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor.

  • Dental Hygiene 2223
    Clinical Dental Hygiene III

    2 credit hours

    Continuation of clinical dental hygiene practice. Includes assessment, planning and implementation of patient care. Adjunctive clinical services include dental sealants, ultrasonic scaling, air polishing, topical fluoride treatments, amalgam polishing, application of desensitizing agents and dental radiographs. Introduction to outside rotational experiences. Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 2222 with grade of C or better or consent of instructor

  • Dental Hygiene 2224
    Clinical Dental Hygiene IV

    2 credit hours

    Continuation of clinical dental hygiene practice. Includes assessment, planning and implementation of patient care. Adjunctive clinical services include dental sealants, ultrasonic scaling, air polishing, topical fluoride treatments, amalgam polishing, application of desensitizing agents and dental radiographs. Administration of topical and local anesthetic agents. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 2223 with grade of C or better or consent of instructor

  • Dental Hygiene 2225
    Review of Dental Literature

    1 credit hours

    Review and evaluation of dental literature for the contemporary dental hygienist. Focus on research methodologies and statistical analysis as it applies to dentistry. Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene is required or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Dental Hygiene 2232
    Community Dental Health I

    2 credit hours

    Dental hygienist's role in community. Epidemiological concepts, trends in oral diseases, research assessment tools, and strategies to improve public assess to oral health care. Review of biostatistics, federal and state agencies, and managed care. Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 2225 with grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 2233
    Community Dental Health II

    2 credit hours

    Creation, implementation, and evaluation of a dental health care program in the community. Presentation of projects to faculty and peers. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 2232 or grade of C or better or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 2235
    Dental Pharmacology & Local Anesthetics

    2 credit hours

    Classifications and varieties of drugs, pharmacologic effects, adverse reactions, usual indications and contraindications. Discussion of drugs utilized to treat common diseases. Pharmacokinetics of local and general anesthetic agents, and their use. Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 1115, Dental Hygiene 1125, Dental Hygiene 1135, Dental Hygiene 1136, Dental Hygiene 2211, and Dental Hygiene 2222; all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 2245
    Ethics and Jurisprudence: Practice Manag

    2 credit hours

    Preparation for professional role as health care provider and member of dental health team. Focus on ethical and legal responsibilities, dental practice act, malpractice issues, and scope of dental hygiene practice. Prerequisite: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program is required. Dental Hygiene 2201 with a grade of C or better or equivalent and Dental Hygiene 2222 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Dental Hygiene 2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Dental Hygiene 2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1100
    Basics of Nuclear Medicine

    3 credit hours

    History and evolution of Nuclear Medicine as an imaging modality. Radionuclide identification, radionuclide energies and half-lives, and commonly used radiopharmaceuticals for Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine procedures. Introduction to Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine procedures. Patient handling techniques and nursing and laboratory procedures relating to Nuclear Medicine. Introduction to professional medical ethics, legal issues and patient rights. Quality assurance procedures for the radiation protection of Nuclear Medicine personnel. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1101
    Physics & Instrumentation Nuclear Medicn

    6 credit hours

    Principles of atomic structure, nomenclature and radiation. Introduction to radionuclides, physics of radiation (particulate and non-particulate), natural and artificial radiation, calculations of radioactive decay, exponential equations, calculation of radiation dosimetry, half-life equations, radionuclide production, radiopharmaceutical dose determinations, radiation interactions with matter, radiation protection and safety methodology, radiation shielding formulation and counting statistics. Basic aspects in imaging and non-imaging radiation detection instrumentation including: scintillation detectors, planar, SPECT (single photon emission computerized tomography), PET (positron emission tomography), multichannel analyzers, quality assurance testing for Nuclear Medicine instrumentation including G-M detectors, ionization chambers and scintillation detectors. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1102
    Nuclear Medicine Radiopharmacy

    6 credit hours

    Nuclear Medicine radiopharmacy including: production of radionuclides, radiopharmaceutical chemistry, radiopharmaceuticals and methods of radiolabeling, characteristics of specific radiopharmaceuticals, biorouting and physiological mechanisms of tracer uptake, phamacokinetics, radiation units, specific activity, concentration determination, dose calculations, methods of dispensing, quality assurance of radiopharmaceuticals, and universal precautions. Specialized clinical radiopharmaceuticals include: monoclonal antibodies, peptides, receptors, Positron Emission Tomography, therapy, and current research. Radiopharmacy design, management and record keeping, radiation safety and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) radiopharmacy rules and regulations. Prerequisite: Admission to Nuclear Medicine Technology program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1100, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1101, and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1111 or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours, 4 lab hours))

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1103
    Radiation Biology & Safety Bridge

    2 credit hours

    Topics in radiation biology will include qualitative and quantitative effects on the human body following exposure to various types of ionizing radiation, and the potential harmful effects and the benefits of the medical uses of radiation. Procedures for personnel and environmental monitoring, emergency management, decontamination, and proper methods of receiving, storing and disposing of radioactive materials. Basic concepts of radiation exposure reduction. Concepts of radiation safety for personnel, patients and the environment. Prerequisite: Admission to Nuclear Medicine Technology program or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 1 lab hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1111
    Clinical Nuclear Medicine I

    3 credit hours

    First in a three-course sequence of supervised clinical instruction in Nuclear Medicine Technology. Comprehensive study of imaging and non-imaging techniques, instrumentation quality control, patient care, radiopharmacy, computer analysis and quality assurance. Students are expected to demonstrate competency according to defined objectives at prospective clinical affiliates. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program and consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2200
    Nuclear Medicine Procedures II

    4 credit hours

    Applied anatomy and physiology of cardiovascular, skeletal, genitourinary, gastrointestinal, respiratory and endocrine systems. Diagnostic imaging techniques, radiopharmaceutical agents, indications and limitations of nuclear medicine procedures, normal and abnormal pathology, dosimetry. Computer acquisition and processing techniques. Case study critiques, journal review and case study presentations. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1100 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1103 or consent of instructor. Admission to program is required. (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2202
    Nuclear Medicine Procedures III

    4 credit hours

    Applied anatomy and physiology of the central nervous, immune, lymphatic, hematopoietic, exocrine, gastrointestinal systems. Non-imaging tests including Schilling's, Helibacter pylori and blood volume determination. Advanced topics in nuclear cardiology, tumor imaging, neurology, radioimmunoimaging, radioimmunotherapy and miscellaneous procedures. Diagnostic imaging techniques, radiopharmaceutical agents, indications and limitations of nuclear medicine procedures, normal and abnormal pathology, dosimetry. Computer acquisition and processing techniques. Case study critiques, journal review and case study presentations. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2200 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2211
    Clinical Nuclear Medicine II

    3 credit hours

    Second in a three-course sequence of supervised clinical instruction in Nuclear Medicine Technology. Comprehensive study of imaging and non-imaging techniques, instrumentation quality control, patient care, radiopharmacy, computer analysis and quality assurance. Students are expected to demonstrate competency according to defined objectives at prospective clinical affiliates. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1111 or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2212
    Clinical Nuclear Medicine III

    3 credit hours

    Third in a three-course sequence of supervised clinical instruction in Nuclear Medicine Technology. Comprehensive study of imaging and non-imaging techniques, instrumentation quality control, patient care, radiopharmacy, computer analysis and quality assurance. Students are expected to demonstrate competency according to defined objectives at prospective clinical affiliates. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2211 or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2221
    PET/CT

    3 credit hours

    Physics, instrumentation and radiochemistry of PET (Positron Emission Tomography). Quality assurance of the PET and PET-CT (computerized tomography) instrumentation. Physiological, biochemical and pharmacological mechanisms of PET radiopharmaceuticals. Radiation safety and protection. Clinical PET imaging in neurological, cardiovascular, oncological and psychiatric disorders. Image reconstruction and display protocols. Case study presentations and journal review. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2202 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2211 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2222
    Nuclear Medicine Review Seminar

    1 credit hours

    Prepares students for the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board Examination (NMTCB). Test taking tips and practice exams. Practical application of patient care, human anatomy and physiology, pathology, radiation biology, radiation protection, physics, instrumentation, radiopharmacy, in vivo and in vitro procedures, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine procedures, Positron Emission Tomography. Students will complete a registry review project and a mock registry. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nuclear Medicine Technology program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2202 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2211 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1100
    Introduction to DMIR

    2 credit hours

    An introduction and overview of the field of radiography and radiation safety. This course requires a service learning component. (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1111
    Clinical Education I

    1 credit hours

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education setting. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements listed in the Radiography program design for the first semester. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1112
    Clinical Education II

    2 credit hours

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education centers. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements as specified in the Radiologic program design for the second semester. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1111 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1131; all with grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1113
    Clinical Education III

    2 credit hours

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education centers. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements as specified in the Radiography program design. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1112, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1121 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1132; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1121
    Radiographic Equipment

    4 credit hours

    Elementary physical principles including systems of measurement, classical mechanics, structure of matter, electricity and magnetism, X-ray production, X-ray circuits, and radiographic and fluoroscopic systems. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1111 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1131; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1122
    Image Formation and Evaluation

    5 credit hours

    Advanced principles and applications of radiographic equipment. Radiographic image production, image quality, film processing, analog image receptors, digital image receptors, and production and control of scattered radiation. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1112, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1121 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1132; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1131
    Radiographic Procedures I

    4 credit hours

    Radiographic patient care, terminology, routine radiographic positioning and radiographic image evaluation of the thorax, abdomen and urinary tract. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography Program or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1132
    Radiographic Procedures II

    3 credit hours

    Routine radiographic positioning and radiographic image evaluation of the upper and lower extremities, bony thorax, and digestive system. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1111 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1131; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1133
    Radiographic Procedures III

    3 credit hours

    Routine and special projections/methods of radiographic positioning and radiographic image evaluation of the head and neck, spine and pelvis. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1112, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1121 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1132; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1140
    Ethics & Law Diagnostic Medical Imaging

    1 credit hours

    Provides a fundamental background in medical ethics and law specific to diagnostic medical imaging. Students will use actual case studies and clinical scenarios for application of topics discussed. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1113, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1122 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1133; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1145
    Ethics, Law & Basic Pharmacology

    1 credit hours

    Provides the fundamentals in medical ethics, law, and pharmacology in Radiography Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1113, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1122 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1133; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1151
    Basic Pharmacology

    1 credit hours

    Basic concepts of pharmacology, drug classification, indications and the types of reactions to diagnostic contrast agents and intravenous medications. Included are the theory of venipuncture and appropriate patient care during these procedures. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1113, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1122 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1133; all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2201
    Radiation Physics, Biology & Protection

    3 credit hours

    Advanced radiological physics, including interactions with matter, electromagnetic radiation, particulate radiation, radioactivity, radiation monitoring instruments and dosage units. Also included are the biological effects of ionizing radiation as well as sections on nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and the most recent radiation protection rules and regulations. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1140 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211
    Clinical Education IV

    1 credit hours

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education centers. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements as specified in the Radiography program design. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1113, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1122 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1133; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2212
    Clinical Education V

    3 credit hours

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education centers. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements as specified in the Radiography Program Design. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1140, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1151 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2213
    Clinical Education VI

    3 credit hours

    Applied radiography at assigned clinical education centers. Satisfies the clinical objectives and competency requirements as specified in the Radiography program design. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2201, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2212 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2225; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2220
    Sectional Anatomy for Diagnostic Imaging

    2 credit hours

    Study of human anatomy as demonstrated in sectional planes seen in Computed Tomography (CT), Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Comparison of planar anatomy to sectional anatomy through the use of diagrams and radiologic images. Emphasis is on anatomy of the head, neck, spine, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, and musculoskeletal system. Prerequisite: American Registry of Radiologic Technolgists Certification and/or Nuclear Medicine Certification or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2225
    Basic Pathophysiology

    3 credit hours

    Basic concepts of pathology and the causes of disease in the body systems that are illustrated with diagnostic medical imaging disciplines. Included are radiographic interpretation, imaging techniques using the disciplines of Radiography primarily with new digital imaging systems, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and also pathology illustrated using Medical Sonography, Nuclear Medicine Technology and Positron Emission Tomography. Culminates with a major project of a pathology research paper and an accompanying pathology poster display using diagnostic medical imaging disciplines. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1140 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2226
    Advanced Pathophysiology

    1 credit hours

    Advanced study of pathophysiology in diagnostic medical imaging of the heart and vascular system, the hematopoietic system, central nervous system and the endocrine system. Included are radiographic interpretation, imaging techniques using the disciplines of Radiography primarily with new digital imaging systems, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and also pathology illustrated using Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, and Positron Emission Tomography. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2235
    Quality Management in Diagnostic Imaging

    2 credit hours

    Teaches the student the advanced technical aspects of quality assurance and quality management. Includes analog film processing, digital image processing as well as radiographic equipment. Focus is on practical applications in the radiology department. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 1151, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2201, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211, and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2225; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2240
    Radiographic Image Analysis

    3 credit hours

    Systematic approach for evaluating radiographic images to determine diagnostic quality. Review and correlation of previous subjects. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program is required. Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2211 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2225; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2280
    Radiography Review Seminar

    1 credit hours

    Overview of Radiography coursework in preparation for the national certification examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) based on the content specifications. Content areas included are: radiation protection, equipment operation and maintenance, image production and evaluation, radiographic procedures, and patient care. Strategies in testing, test anxiety, and the computer-based test are included in the course. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program, graduate of a Radiologic Technology program or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2301
    Princ & Practice of Radiation Therapy I

    4 credit hours

    Provides an overview of cancer and the specialty of radiation therapy. The medical, biological and pathological aspects as well as the physical and technical aspects are discussed. Roles and responsibilities of the radiation therapist, the treatment prescription, the documentation of treatment parameters and delivery are also discussed. Prerequisite: Admission to Radiation Therapy program or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2302
    Princ & Practice of Radiation Therapy II

    4 credit hours

    Examines the management of neoplastic disease from a multidisciplinary perspective. The epidemiology, etiology, detection, diagnosis, patient condition, treatment and prognosis of neoplastic disease are presented, discussed and evaluated in relationship to histology, anatomical site and patterns of spread. The radiation therapist's responsibility in the management of neoplastic disease is examined and linked to the skills required to analyze complex issues and make informed decisions. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2301, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2321, and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2331; all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2303
    Princ & Practice Radiation Therapy III

    4 credit hours

    Establishes factors that influence and govern clinical planning of patient treatment. Encompassed are isodose descriptions, patient contouring, radiobiologic considerations, dosimetric calculations, compensation and clinical application of treatment beams. Optimal treatment planning is emphasized along with particle beams. Stereotactic and emerging technologies are presented. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2302, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2311, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2322 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2332; all with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2310
    Radiation Therapy Physics

    3 credit hours

    Establishes a basic knowledge of physics necessary to develop an understanding of radiation used in the clinical setting, and to develop a knowledge base in factors that govern and influence the production and recording of radiographic images for patient simulation, treatment planning and treatment verification in radiation oncology. Fundamental physical units, measurements, types of radiation, fundamentals of X-ray generating equipment, X-ray production, radiation oncology imaging equipment and related devices are emphasized. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2311
    Radiation Biology and Protection

    4 credit hours

    Presents basic concepts and principles of radiation biology and radiation safety as they relate to radiation therapy. The interactions of radiation with cells, tissues and the body as a whole and resultant biophysical events are presented. Radiation health and safety requirements of federal and state regulatory agencies, accreditation agencies and health care organizations are also incorporated. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2301, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2310, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2322 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2331; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2312
    Quality Management in Radiation Therapy

    3 credit hours

    Focuses on the evolution of quality management (QM) programs and continuing quality improvements in radiation oncology. Topics include the need for quality assurance (QA) checks; QA of the clinical aspects and chart checks; film checks; the various types of evaluations and tests performed on simulators, megavoltage therapy equipment and therapy planning units; the role of radiation therapists in QM programs; legal and regulatory implications for maintaining appropriate QM guidelines as well as the role of computers and information systems within the radiation oncology department. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and ARRT certification; Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2302, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2311, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2322 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2332; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2321
    Cross-Sectional Anatomy

    2 credit hours

    Basics of cross-sectional anatomy related to lesion localization in Radiation Therapy, normal sectional anatomy as shown in diagrams and radiographic, sonographic, computerized tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, and magnetic resonance (MR) images. Prerequisite: Admission to Radiation Therapy program or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2322
    Pathophysiology for Radiation Therapy

    3 credit hours

    Introduces basic disease concepts, theories of disease causation, and system-by-system pathophysiologic disorders most frequently encountered in clinical practice. The processes involved in the development and classification of both benign and malignant tumors and site-specific information on malignant tumors are addressed. Prerequisite: Admission to Radiation Therapy program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2301 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2310 or Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2321 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2331; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2323
    Operational Issues in Radiation Therapy

    3 credit hours

    Focuses on various radiation therapy operational issues. Addresses concepts of team practice, patient- entered clinical practice and professional development. The interrelatedness of standards of care, law, ethical standards and competence will also be examined. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and ARRT certification; Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2302, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2311, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2322 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2332; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2331
    Clinical Practice I

    3 credit hours

    Provides sequential development, application, analysis, integration, synthesis, and evaluation of concepts and theories in radiation therapy. Through structured sequential assignments in clinical facilities, concepts of team practice, patient-centered clinical practice and professional development are discussed, examined and evaluated. Prerequisite: Admission to Radiation Therapy program or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2332
    Clinical Practice II

    3 credit hours

    Expands the skills learned in DMIR 2331. Through structured sequential assignments in clinical facilities, concepts of team practice, patient-centered clinical practice, and professional development shall be discussed, examined, and evaluated. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2301 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2331; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2333
    Clinical Practice III

    3 credit hours

    Advanced integration of skills learned in DMIR 2331 and 2332. Through structured sequential assignments in clinical facilities, concepts of team practice, patient-centered clinical practice and professional development shall be discussed, examined and evaluated. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography Program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2302 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2332; all with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2351
    Principles of Proton Therapy

    8 credit hours

    Establishes factors that influence and govern clinical planning of patient treatment using proton beams. Encompassed are radiobiology of charged particles, particle accelerators, treatment delivery systems, quality assurance for proton therapy and clinical issues in proton radiotherapy. Optimal treatment planning with particle beams is emphasized. Prerequisite: Graduation from approved Radiation Therapy Program and consent of instructor. (8 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2352
    Proton Therapy Lab Practicum

    5 credit hours

    Establishes factors that influence and govern clinical planning of patient treatment using proton beams and a two week lab practicum at the ProCure Treatment Centers, Inc. training site in Bloomington, Indiana. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2353
    Clinical Experience in Proton Therapy

    3 credit hours

    Provides sequential development, application, analysis, integration, synthesis, and evaluation of concepts and theories in proton radiation therapy. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required. (3 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2400
    Clinical Applications of Mammography

    2 credit hours

    Experience in the performance of mammography exams, including patient preparation and education, interventional procedures and the required quality control tests described by the American College of Radiology (ACR) Mammography Quality Control Manual. Designed to meet or exceed the minimum competency requirements for certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program and ARRT certification or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2402
    Breast Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

    1 credit hours

    Establishment of baseline knowledge in breast anatomy and physiology. Correlation between breast anatomic structures and mammographic anatomic structures. Introduction to breast viability, benign and cancerous pathology, and mammographic appearance. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2403
    Mammography Principles and Procedures

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to technologist-performed physical breast assessment. Preliminary patient assessment, physical breast assessment, and documentation of findings required for a comprehensive examination for imaging correlation of the breasts. A knowledge base of the various positions and projections in mammography along with the clinical data needed to perform the exam and positioning techniques for both screening and diagnostic mammography, including interventional procedures. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2404
    Mammography Quality Mgmt & Instrmentatn

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to mammography equipment along with mandated requirements governing use and factors that influence the production and recording of mammographic images. Accreditation and service delivery standards included. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography program or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2500
    Sectional Anatomy & Pathology

    3 credit hours

    Basics of sectional anatomy related to the study of anatomic structures for location, relationship to other structures and function. Normal anatomy and pathology are located and identified on axial, sagittal, coronal, and oblique planes in computed tomography (CT) images. Characteristic appearance of each anatomical structure as it appears on CT images with pathologic and trauma processes as diagnosed by CT imaging. Prerequisite: Admission to the Computed Tomography Program is required or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2501
    Computed Tomography & Patient Care

    3 credit hours

    Basic principles and procedures related to computed tomography imaging, indication for the procedure, patient education, preparation, orientation and positioning, patient history and assessment, contrast media, scout image, selectable scan parameters, filming and archiving of the images. Basic concepts of patient care specific to computed tomography, including pediatric patients. Routine and emergency procedures, with infection control using standard precautions for venipuncture and power injections of contrast media. Review of computed tomography images for quality, positioning, and anatomy illustrated. Prerequisite: Admission to the Computed Tomography (CT) Program is required or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2502
    Physics & Instrumentation for CT

    3 credit hours

    Basic physical principles and instrumentation involved in computed tomography. Physics topics covered include the characteristics of x-radiation, computed tomography (CT) beam attenuation, linear attenuation coefficients, tissue characteristics and Hounsfield numbers application. Data acquisition and manipulation techniques, image reconstruction algorithms such as filtered back-projection. Computed tomography systems and operations with full coverage of radiographic tube configuration, collimator design and function, detector type, characteristics and functions and the CT computer and array processor. CT image processing and display from data acquisition through postprocessing and archiving and patient factors related to other elements affecting image quality and artifact production and reduction and image communication. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2500 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2501; all with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. Admission to the Computed Tomography (CT) Program is required or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2503
    Radiation Safety & Quality Mgmt for CT

    3 credit hours

    Principles of radiation protection, including the responsibilities of the computed tomography (CT) technologist for patients, personnel and the public. Radiation health and safety requirements of federal and state regulatory agencies, accreditation agencies and health care organizations. Components of a Quality Management Program which includes quality assurance and quality control measures. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2502 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. Admission to the Computed Tomography (CT) Program is required or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2511
    Clinical Applications of CT I

    3 credit hours

    Provides structured clinical education experiences to sequentially develop, apply, analyze, and evaluate concepts and theories in the performance of computed tomography (CT)procedures. Designed competency-based clinical assignments and patient-centered clinical practice provides patient care and assessment in the performance of CT procedures. Competency and outcome measures ensure the supervised completion of CT procedures in head, brain, neck, spine and musculoskeletal, chest, thorax, abdomen and pelvis. Prerequisite: Admission to the Computed Tomography (CT) Program is required or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2512
    Clinical Applications of CT II

    3 credit hours

    Provides structured clinical education experiences in the performance of advanced computed tomography (CT) imaging procedures, using patient-centered clinical practice and assessment. Competency outcomes and measures for supervised completion of CT special procedures with contrast, venipuncture, and power injector. Competence demonstrated in CT image display, postprocessing, and quality assurance. Prerequisite: Admission to the Computed Tomography (CT) Program is required or consent of instructor

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2600
    Cardiac IV Procedures & Patient Care

    3 credit hours

    Overview of diagnostic, therapeutic, and conduction cardiac studies and percutaneous coronary intervention procedures. Hemodynamics and c calculations related to cardiac studies. Basic concepts of patient care and management for cardiac procedures and infection prevention. Prerequisite: Admission into the Cardiac Interventional Radiography Specialist Program or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2602
    Equipment & Instrumentation in CIVR

    1 credit hours

    Equipment and instrumentation utilized in cardiac interventional radiography studies. Prerequisite: Admission into the Cardiac Interventional Radiography Specialist Program or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2604
    Clinical Experience in CIVR

    3 credit hours

    Clinical experience in a dedicated cardiac catheterization laboratory setting. Students will perform the fundamental procedures required for certification in cardiac-interventional radiography. Prerequisite: Admission into the Cardiac Interventional Radiography Specialist program certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and licensed by Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Radiography 2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1100
    Intro to Diagnostic Medical Sonography

    3 credit hours

    History of ultrasound including medical applications. Description of the roles, responsibilities and rules of the diagnostic medical sonographer. Introduction to the fundamental principles of the use and maintenance of ultrasound equipment. Indications of diagnostic sonography procedures, positioning, safety and image processing. Legal and ethical issues in an ultrasound department. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program or consent of the program coordinator (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1101
    Sonographic Physics & Instrumentation I

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to physics of acoustics and sonographic instrumentation. Production and types of sound waves discussed. Demonstration of propagation of ultrasound through tissues, transducers, pulse-echo instruments and display methods. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program or consent of program coordinator (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1102
    Sonographic Physics & Instrumentation II

    3 credit hours

    Continuation of pulse-echo instrumentation including harmonics, image artifacts and color flow imaging with Doppler instrumentation. Bioeffects and safety in ultrasound imaging. Quality management applied to Sonography. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1100 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1101 or consent of program coordinator (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1105
    Intro to Pathophysiology for Sonographer

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to concepts of pathophysiology and causes of disease in the body systems. Cases are illustrated with diagnostic medical sonography and other medical imaging disciplines. Included are medical image interpretation, imaging techniques with Sonography, digital imaging systems, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, and Radiography. Prerequisite: English 1102 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, Health Sciences 1110 with a grade of B or better, or equivalent, Anatomy and Physiology 1552 or Anatomy and Physiology 1572 with a grade of B or better, or equivalent. (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1110
    Patient Care Skills for Sonographers

    2 credit hours

    Introduction in patient care skills applied to the role of a Sonographer in an imaging department. An exploration of nursing care skills, scanning ergonomics, patient confidentiality, and communication skills with hospital personnel as applied to all areas of sonography Prerequisite: English 1102 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, Health Sciences 1110 with a grade of B or better or equivalent and Anatomy and Physiology 1552 with a grade of B or better or equivalent or Anatomy and Physiology 1572 with a grade of B or better or equivalent. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1111
    Clinical Education I

    1 credit hours

    Supervised clinical training in a health care institution or clinic in abdominal, superficial structures, obstetrical and gynecologic imaging procedures. Students will observe, assist and perform various patient imaging procedures taught in the classroom. Focus of this course is clinical skills, professionalism, and correct hospital procedures and policies. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program or consent of the program coordinator

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1112
    Clinical Education II

    3 credit hours

    Continuation of Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography clinical experience in a health care institution. Reinforcement and broadening of knowledge gained in Clinical Education I. Correlation and application of skills learned in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1102, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1121 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1131. Technical and professional aspects of patient scanning in obstetrics, pelvic, abdominal and superficial structures. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1100, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1101, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1111 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1120 or consent of program coordinator

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1113
    Clinical Education III

    3 credit hours

    Continuation of Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography clinical experience in a health care institution. Reinforcement and broadening of knowledge gained in DMIS-1112. Correlation and application of skills learned in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1122 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1132. Technical and professional aspects of patient scanning in obstetrics, pelvic, abdominal and superficial structures. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1102, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1112, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1121 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1131 or consent of program coordinator

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1114
    Clinical Education IV

    3 credit hours

    Continuation of Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography clinical experience in a health care institution. Reinforcement and broadening of knowledge gained in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1113. Correlation and application of skills learned in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1142. Technical and professional aspects of patient scanning in obstetrics,pelvic, abdominal superficial structures. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1113, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1122, and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1132 or consent of program coordinator

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1120
    Sonographic Cross-Sectional Anatomy

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the basics of cross-sectional anatomy as interpreted on diagnostic sonographic images. Sectional human anatomy in the transverse, sagittal and coronal planes. Correlation of anatomy with cadavers and ultrasound images. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program or consent of program coordinator (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1121
    Fundamentals of OB/GYN I

    3 credit hours

    Ultrasound evaluation of the female pelvis and reproductive system. Introduction to imaging in the first trimester of pregnancy and gynecology. Ultrasound films of normal anatomy and pathology. Ultrasound appearance of the cervix, utereus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, placenta and fetus. Techniques and management of gynecologic infertility and post menopausal women. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1100, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1101 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1120 or consent of program coordinator (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1122
    Fundamentals of OB/GYN II

    3 credit hours

    Advanced fetal ultrasound techniques in the second and third trimester. Demonstration of multiple gestations, antenatal syndromes, congenital fetal disorders, placenta, umbilical cord and membranes. Fetal growth assessment and management of growth disorders. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1112, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1121 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1141 or consent of program coordinator (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1131
    Abdomen/Superficial Structures I

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to abdominal cross-sectional anatomy and ultrasound. Vascular and abdominal organs systems discussed with normal and pathologic conditions, Ultrasound evaluation of upper abdominal organs include liver, gallbladder and biliary tree, spleen, pancreas, great vessels, scrotum, prostate and urinary tract. Introduction to pathologic sonographic appearances of the abdomen. Prerequisites: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1100, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1101, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1111 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1120 or consent of program coordinator (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1132
    Abdomen/Superficial Structures II

    2 credit hours

    Continuation of anatomy and pathology of the abdominal and superficial structures in ultrasound imaging. Areas include: thyroid, parathyroid, breast, neck, thorax, gastrointestinal tract, musculoskeletal system, extracranial vessels and neonatal brain. Introduction of color flow Doppler techniques. Prerequisites: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1112, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1131 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1141 or consent of program coordinator (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1140
    Fundamentals of Breast Sonography

    2 credit hours

    Principles and fundamentals of breast sonography. Exploration of physics of sonography as it relates to normal and abnormal breast tissue and anatomy. Correlation with other imaging modalities and surgical techniques in breast pathology. Prerequisites: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1122 or concurrent enrollment or Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (ARDMS) or Registered Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) and program admission approval required. (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1141
    Case Study Critique I

    1 credit hours

    Critical analysis of anatomical variants, normal and pathological sonographic findings in diagnostic ultrasound case presentations. Reference to imaging technique, positioning and patient care. Sonographic cases presented with procedures described in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1121, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1131, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1122 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1132. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1100, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1101 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1111 and concurrent enrollment in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1121 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1131 or consent of program coordinator (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1142
    Case Study Critique II

    1 credit hours

    Continuation of critical analysis of anatomical variants, normal and pathological sonographic findings in diagnostic ultrasound case presentations. Reference to imaging technique, positioning and patient care. Sonographic cases presented with procedures described in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1122 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1132. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1132 or concurrent enrollment and concurrent enrollment Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1122 or consent of program coordinator (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1151
    Hands-On Scanning Lab 1

    1 credit hours

    Overview and emphasis of principles taught in DMIS-1100 in Abdominal/Superficial Structures and Obstetrics/Gynecology. Students perform hands-on scanning techniques in the scanning lab. Various scanning techniques are demonstrated on fellow students under the guidance of the instructor. Proper techniques in manipulating the transducer probe are demonstrated. Identification of organ systems and corresponding ultrasound images. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography Program or consent of the program coordinator (2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1152
    Hands-On Scanning Lab 2

    1 credit hours

    Continuation of principles taught in DMIS-1151 in Abdominal/Superficial Structures and Obstetrics/Gynecology. Students perform advanced hands-on scanning techniques in the scanning lab. Techniques are demonstrated on fellow students and volunteer patients under the guidance of the instructor. Proper techniques in manipulating transducer probe are demonstrated. Identification of organ systems and corresponding ultrasound images. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1151 or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1153
    Hands-On Scanning Lab 3

    1 credit hours

    Continuation of principles taught in DMIS-1152 in Abdominal/Superficial Structures and Obstetrics/Gynecology. Emphasis placed on advanced skills in obstetrical scanning. Students perform hands-on scanning techniques on volunteer patients under the guidance of the instructor. Proper techniques in manipulating the transducer probe are demonstrated. Identification of organ systems and corresponding ultrasound images. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1152 or consent of instructor (2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1154
    Hands-On Scanning Lab 4

    1 credit hours

    Continuation of principles taught in DMIS-1151, 1152 and 1153 in Abdominal/Superficial Structures and Obstetrics/Gynecology. Emphasis will be placed on students demonstrating their scanning skills to their instructors and fellow students. Identification of organ systems and corresponding ultrasound images will be emphasized. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and concurrent enrollment in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2280 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2285 (2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1160
    Legal Aspects of Health Care Sonography

    2 credit hours

    Legal principles of health care in Sonography. Exploration of medical law cases reviewing standard of care, negligence, liability, malpractice insurance, depositions, trials and verdicts. Individual occurrences will be highlighted to avoid and protect from future lawsuits. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and concurrent enrollment in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2280 and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2285 or a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1820
    Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Currently enrolled in the DMIS Program or consent of program coordinator (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1822
    Selected Topics III

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Currently enrolled in the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography Program or consent of program coordinator (1 lecture hour, 2 to 4 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1823
    Selected Topics IV

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program or consent of program coordinator (2 to 6 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1824
    Selected Topics V

    1  to 2 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Currently enrolled in the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program or consent of program coordinator (1 to 2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1826
    Selected Topics VII

    1 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in the college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Currently enrolled in the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program or consent of program coordinator (2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2200
    Vascular Hemodynamics and Physics

    2 credit hours

    A review of the circulatory system blood as fluid, and how blood circulates. A description of the various forms of energy and how they affect blood movement will be covered. The principles of blood movement, conduits and circulation will be examined along with laboratory demonstration of these principles. The Doppler effect and the Doppler will be explained and applied. Various Doppler Instruments used to assess blood flow in vascular ultrasound will be reviewed and utilized in class and lab. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2201
    Abdominal and Peripheral Arterial

    3 credit hours

    Review and evaluation of blood vessels, their purpose and composition along with detailed physiology of the arterial blood flow system. Arterial anatomy of the abdomen, pelvic and upper extremities as well as the lower extremities are reviewed. Diseases of the arterial system along with their effects are addressed with indications for ultrasound arterial examinations. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and concurrent enrollment required in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2221 or consent of program coordinator (3 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2203
    Cerebrovascular Ultrasound

    2 credit hours

    Overview of the purpose and composition of blood vessels and the physiology of the cerebrovascular system. Cerebrovascular anatomy are reviewed. Disease of the cerebrovascular system are addressed with the indications for ultrasound cerebrovascular examinations. A review and demonstration of cerebrovascular ultrasound testing and findings and other laboratory modalities. Treatments for various diseases of the cerebrovascular system are addressed. Cerebrovascular testing as a part of ongoing, post-intervention patent management are included. Prerequisite: Adnmission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and concurrent enrollment required in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2223 or consent of program coordinator (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2204
    Abdominal and Peripheral Venous

    2 credit hours

    Overview of the purpose and composition of blood vessels and the physiology of the venous blood flow system. Venous anatomies of the abdomen, pelvis, upper extremities, as well as the lower extremities are addressed. Diseases of the venous system, their effects and indications for ultrasound venous examinations are included. An overview of the abdominal and peripheral venous ultrasound testing, their findings and other laboratory modalities. Treatments for various diseases of abdominal and peripheral venous systems are reviewed. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and concurrent enrollment required in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2224 or consent of program coordinator (2 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2212
    Clinical Education - Vascular Imaging 1

    3 credit hours

    Supervised clinical training in a health care institution or clinic in the vascular imaging skills taught in the classroom. Students will observe, assist, and perform various patient imaging procedures. The focus of this course is clinical skills, professional and correct hospital procedures and policies. Prerequisite: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2213
    Clinical Education - Vascular Imaging 2

    3 credit hours

    Supervised clinical training in a health care institution or clinic in the vascular imaging skills taught in the classroom. Students observe, assist, and perform various patient imaging procedures. The focus of this course is clinical skill, professionalism and correct hospital procedures and policies. This course builds upon those skills learned in the classroom and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2212. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2212 with a grade of C or better

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2221
    Abdominal & Peripheral Arterial Hands-On

    1 credit hours

    An overview of abdominal and peripheral arterial ultrasound testing that offers hands-on training in the classroom with vascular ultrasound equipment. Application of principles taught in DMIS-2201. Various arterial testing techniques and scanning are demonstrated and performed on fellow students under the guidance of the instructor. Proper techniques in these testing modalities are reviewed along with proper identification of the arterial system. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and concurrent enrollment in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2201 (2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2222
    Abdominal & Peripheral Arterial Hands-On

    1 credit hours

    Continuation of DMIS-2221 that provides a further understanding of abdominal and peripheral arterial ultrasound testing by offering hands-on training in the class room with vascular ultrasound equipment. This course is taught in conjunction with DMIS-2202. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will practice these techniques on fellow students. Proper techniques in these testing modalities will be reviewed along with proper identification of the arterial system. Prerequisite: Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2201 and concurrent enrollment in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2202 (2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2223
    Cerebrovascular Ultrasound Hands-On Scan

    1 credit hours

    Continuation of DMIS-2203 that provides a further understanding of cerebrovascular ultrasound testing by offering hands-on training in the classroom with vascular ultrasound equipment. Various cerebrovascular testing techniques and scanning are demonstrated to the students. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will practice these techniques on fellow students. Proper techniques in these testing modalities will be reviewed along with proper identification of the cerebrovascular system. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and concurrent enrollment required in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2203 (2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2224
    Abdominal & Peripheral Venous Hands-On

    1 credit hours

    Continuation of DMIS-2204 that provides an understanding of abdominal and peripheral venous ultrasound testing by offering hands-on training in the classroom with vascular ultrasound equipment. Various venous testing techniques and scanning are demonstrated to the students. Under the guidance of the instructor the students will practice these techniques on fellow students. Proper techniques in these testing modalities are reviewed along with proper identification of the venous system. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and concurrent enrollment required in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2204 (2 lab hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2280
    Sonographic Physics Registry and Review

    1 credit hours

    Intensive review of topics taught in DMIS-1101 and 1102. Preparation for taking the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography certificate examination. Review of physical principles of sound and sonographic instrumentation. Principles of propagation of ultrasound through tissues, transducers, pulse-echo instruments, image storage and display. Review of Doppler ultrasound, image artifacts and quality management. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1102 or consent of program coordinator (1 lecture hour)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2285
    Clinical Sonographic Registry and Review

    1 credit hours

    Intensive review of topics taught in Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1100, 1121, 1122, 1131 and 1132. Preparation for taking the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography certification examination. Review of Diagnostic Medical Sonography applications in the specialties of abdominal/superficial structures and obstetrics/gynecology. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: Admission to Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1121, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1122, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1131, and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 1132 or consent of program coordinator (1 lecture hours)

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography 2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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