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This course provides a foundation for clinical echocardiography of the adult heart. A review of normal anatomy and physiology of the heart is presented. Students learn the elements of a normal echocardiogram, including standard echocardiographic views of heart chambers, valves, and muscles and the surrounding great vessels. They will learn adult cardiac scanning protocols. Students become familiar with various modes of cardiac scanning, including M-Mode, 2D, and Color B-mode Scanning, Color flow Doppler Imaging, Doppler Tissue Imaging and Contrast Echocardiography. Prerequisite: DMS 204

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