|1. Description - |
|Sectional human anatomy for health care professionals, students of Allied Health and nursing professions. Emphasis on transverse, coronal and sagittal planes and correlation to other imaging modalities. Discussions include pathology-related alterations to sectional anatomy images. Required for Diagnostic Medical Sonography students.|
|Prerequisite: BIOL 40A, 40B and 40C or equivalent.|
|2. Course Objectives - |
|The student will be able to: |
- define and use reference points, planes, and terminology related to medical imaging.
- identify the anatomy of the body cavity and head in the transverse, coronal and sagittal planes.
- identify each described organs internal anatomy and alteration by pathology.
- compare and contrast the differences of image presentation by various imaging modalities.
- discuss the various medical equipment which views the human body as it relates to anatomy in sectional planes and the role of cultural group acceptance.
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment - |
|DVD/TV, internet access, computer, monitor, viewboxes. |
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) - |
- Anatomical Terminology and Orientation
- Review of medical terminology
- Body Planes
- Orientation of anatomy in the cross section and saggital planes
- Sectional Anatomy of Organs and Systems
- Facial Bones
- GI system
- GU system
- Skeletal system
- Pathology of Organs and Systems
- Comparative analysis of CT, MRI, sonography.
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation - |
- Comprehensive final examination.
|7. Representative Text(s) - |
|Kelley, Lorrie L., and Petersen, Connie M., Sectional Anatomy for Imaging Professionals, 3rd ed.,St Louis: Mosby-Year Book, 2013. |
Kelley, Lorrie L., and Petersen, Connie M., Sectional Anatomy Study Guide, 3rd ed.,St Louis: Mosby-Year Book, 2013.
|8. Disciplines - |
|Diagnostic Medical Technology |
|9. Method of Instruction - |
|Lecture presentations and classroom discussions. The course will include assessments, participation and homework. |
|10. Lab Content - |
|Not applicable. |
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments - |
- Weekly reading assignments from text.
- Completion of workbook chapters.
- Homework from review questions at the end of each chapter of the textbook.
|13. Need/Justification - |
|This course is a required core course for the AS degree and Certificate of Achievement in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. |