DMS 420. Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation I.
Prerequisites: DMS 400, 402A and 408. Corequisites: DMS 410, 412A, 416A, 418, and 430. Restriction: admission into the diagnostic medical sonography program. The introductory study of sonographic physics and instrumentation with emphasis on sound wave concepts, beam patterns, transducers, pulsed echo instrumentation and image storage and display. Didactic content will be applied in corequisite scanning sessions. Four hours of didactic instruction per week for the first eight weeks of the semester.