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MIDS 121 Introduction to Sonography Scanning Skills

Effective Date: May 2020

Students learn how to safely operate ultrasound systems and begin to develop foundational scanning skills by practicing techniques on each other. Under the direct supervision of instructors, students begin to form habits resulting in the manual dexterity and workplace behaviours required for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Students will practice the correct operation and maintenance of equipment during this hands-on approach to learning in authentic outpatient clinic and critical care environments.

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Credits
3
Format
6 lab hours and 1 online learning hours per week
Tuition
$1,572.90 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

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MIDS 127 Abdominal Sonography Procedures & Scanning Basics

Effective Date: May 2020

Students are introduced to the basic clinical applications of sonography as a diagnostic investigation tool. Students review anatomic relationships in the abdomen while learning to recognize the normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the peritoneal and retroperitoneal cavities, abdominal vasculature, liver, biliary system, pancreas, urinary and adrenal systems, spleen and gastrointestinal system. Students focus on learning the basic components of ultrasound procedures and abdominal protocols.

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Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$898.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

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MIDS 137 Pelvic Sonography Procedures

Effective Date: May 2020

Students build on their understanding of the basic clinical applications of sonography as a diagnostic investigation tool. Students review anatomic relationships in the male and female pelvis while learning to recognize the normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of reproductive organs and other pelvic structures. Students learn to select appropriate scanning protocols based on patient history, physiologic data, laboratory values, and/or complimentary imaging studies.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

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MIDS 139 Sonography Principles & Instrumentation 1

Effective Date: May 2020

Students examine the function and safe operation of ultrasound equipment, transducers, and accessory equipment found in diagnostic medical sonography environments. Students learn about the underlying physical and electronic principles of producing two-dimensional and three-dimensional anatomic and flow imaging using sounds pitched higher than that of human hearing. Students learn how to use special instruments to produce anatomic images generated by pulse-echo techniques. By identifying factors necessary for successful image production and considering conditions negatively affecting image quality, students learn how to operate ultrasound equipment properly.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

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MIDS 147 OBGYN Sonography Procedures 1

Effective Date: May 2020

Students expand on their understanding of the clinical applications of sonography for the surveillance of pregnancy. Students review anatomic relationships of the female pelvis while learning to recognize the normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of first trimester pregnancy. Students learn to select appropriate scanning protocols based on patient history, physiologic data, laboratory values, and/or complimentary imaging studies.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

All of:

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MIDS 151 Intermediate Sonography Scanning Skills 1

Effective Date: May 2020

Students learn how complex workflows influence clinic operations while initiating appropriate ultrasound examinations under direct supervision. Students focus on enhancing their foundational workplace and scanning skills by demonstrating higher degrees of manual dexterity and increasing speed during various elements of routine scanning. Students use critical thinking and problem solving to identify the correct protocols, procedures, and operational parameters for a variety of outpatient studies.

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Credits
2
Format
4 lab hours per week
Tuition
$898.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

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MIDS 167 Basics of Electrocardiography

Effective Date: May 2019

In this course, students examine the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the electrical conduction system of the heart. Students learn the theory and skills necessary to conduct diagnostically acceptable electrocardiograms (ECGs) on patients and clients with diverse conditions and capabilities. Students learn to correctly recognize and respond to errors and pathologies commonly discovered during 12-lead ECG recordings and 24-hour Holter monitoring.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab/collaborative learning hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

One of:

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MIDS 181 Intermediate Sonography Scanning Skills 2

Effective Date: May 2020

Students integrate complex workflow behaviour, initiate appropriate ultrasound examinations, and obtain diagnostic images under direct supervision. Students focus on demonstrating enhanced workplace and scanning skills by producing diagnostic quality images of live anatomy under outpatient clinic conditions. Students use critical thinking and problem solving to adapt patient positioning and techniques as required to produce quality images during various elements of routine scanning for a variety of studies.

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Credits
3
Format
6 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,348.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

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MIDS 187 OBGYN Sonography Procedures 2

Effective Date: May 2020

Students expand on their understanding of the clinical applications of sonography for the surveillance of pregnancy. Students review relationships of the maternal and fetal anatomy while learning to recognize the normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of second and third trimester pregnancies. Students learn to select appropriate scanning protocols based on patient history, physiologic data, laboratory values, and complementary imaging studies.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

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MIDS 197 Cardiac Sonography Procedures 1

Effective Date: May 2020

Students begin developing their understanding of clinical applications for cardiac sonography as a diagnostic investigation. Students observe dynamic anatomic relationships in the cardiac system while learning to recognize the normal cross-sectional sonographic appearances of the anatomy of the heart and the great vessels. Students learn to select appropriate scanning protocols based on patient history, physiologic data, laboratory values, and complementary imaging studies.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

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MIDS 199 Sonography Principles & Instrumentation 2

Effective Date: May 2020

Students investigate the physical principles and dynamics of fluid properties in diagnostic medical sonography. Students learn how relationships between volume, flow rate, density, and diameter relate to measurable anatomic variables using special calculations and techniques. Students study emerging ultrasound technologies and advanced scanning techniques to understand how these apply to future practice. Using their knowledge of factors necessary for successful image production, students examine how quality control protocols reduce conditions that can negatively affect image quality while learning how to conduct quality assurance testing and perform preventative maintenance.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

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MIDS 227 Superficial Structures in Sonography Procedures

Effective Date: May 2020

Students enhance their understanding of the clinical applications of sonography as a diagnostic investigation tool. Students analyze anatomic relationships of small and superficial structures and while learning to recognize the normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the breast, lymph nodes, groin, parathyroid, neck, salivary glands, superficial tissues, bursae, and thyroid. Students learn to select appropriate scanning protocols based on patient history, physiologic data, laboratory values, and complementary imaging studies.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

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MIDS 231 Intermediate Sonography Scanning Skills 3

Effective Date: May 2020

Students demonstrate enhanced workplace and scanning skills by completing technically accurate routine ultrasound examinations under direct supervision. Students focus on learning to produce accurate technical documentation of live anatomy under outpatient clinic conditions. Students use critical thinking and problem solving to interpret and integrate relevant, available diagnostic data required to produce quality ultrasound examinations.

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Credits
3
Format
6 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,348.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

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MIDS 237 Vascular Sonography Procedures

Effective Date: May 2020

Students analyze anatomic and hemodynamic relationships in the vascular system while learning to recognize the normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the aorta and other abdominal vessels, carotid arteries, upper and lower peripheral arteries, upper and lower peripheral veins, and superficial vasculature. Students enhance their understanding of the clinical applications of sonography as a diagnostic investigation tool by incorporating manual maneuvers to examinations to reveal physiologic and anatomic information. Students learn to select appropriate vascular scanning protocols based on patient history, physiologic data, laboratory values, and complementary imaging studies.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

MIDS 247 Cardiac Sonography Procedures 2

Effective Date: May 2020

Students continue developing their understanding of the clinical applications of cardiac sonography as a diagnostic investigation. Students observe dynamic anatomic relationships in the cardiac system while learning to recognize the abnormal sonographic appearances of the anatomy of the heart and the great vessels. Students learn to adapt and modify appropriate scanning protocols based on patient history, physiologic data, laboratory values, and complementary imaging studies.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

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MIDS 267 Musculoskeletal Sonography Procedures

Effective Date: May 2020

Students enhance their understanding of the clinical applications of sonography as a diagnostic investigation tool. Students analyze anatomic relationships of the musculoskeletal system while learning to recognize the normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the tendons, ligaments, muscle, nerves, bursa, and joint capsules of the elbow, foot, ankle, hand, wrist, knee, and shoulder. Students learn to select appropriate scanning protocols based on patient history, physiologic data, laboratory values, and complementary imaging studies. Students will apply research methodology to examining the expanded use of sonography for musculoskeletal imaging.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

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MIDS 281 Advanced Sonography Scanning Skills

Effective Date: May 2020

Students develop independent scanning proficiency, produce technically accurate documentation, and communicate impressions on increasingly complex case types, patient conditions, and scanning scenarios with minimal assistance while under direct supervision. Students focus on demonstrating workplace professionalism, critical thinking, and problem solving by efficiently completing a wide variety of examinations on live anatomy.

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Credits
3
Format
8 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,677.76 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

Pre/Corequisites

MIDS 287 Interventional Sonography Procedures

Effective Date: May 2020

Students enhance their understanding of how to support referring practitioners, radiologists, and surgeons with clinical interventions utilizing sonographic image guidance to provide diagnostic and therapeutic outcomes for patients. Students analyze interventional and intraoperative ultrasound procedures while learning to recognize the sonographic appearances of laparoscopic surgery, percutaneous aspiration, percutaneous biopsies, and complex vascular access. Students learn to select appropriate scanning protocols, assemble appropriate equipment, observe sterile technique, and assist the designated operator based on patient history, physiologic data, laboratory values, and complementary imaging studies. Students will apply research methodology to examining the expanded use of sonography for interventional procedures.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

MIDS 297 Cardiac Sonography Procedures 3

Effective Date: May 2020

Students focus on enhancing their understanding of the clinical applications of cardiac sonography as a diagnostic investigation tool for accurately predicting morbidity and mortality following acute and chronic cardiac events. Students observe, record, and predict the dynamic anatomic relationships in the cardiac system while using advanced cardiac Doppler applications to correlate their findings. Using real time assessments, cardiac tissue measurements, and normal and abnormal images students learn sonographic appearances of pathologic anatomy of the heart and the great vessels.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$1,123.50 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Prerequisites

All of:

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