Course Catalog » Emergency Medicine 170.13

Subject: Emergency Medicine
Course Number: 170.13
Course Title: Introduction to Bedside Ultrasound
Units: 1
School: Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Course Description: This course provides introductory training in clinician-performed, point-of-care ultrasound. Participants will learn the fundamentals of proper scanning technique and image acquisition, become familiar with normal anatomic structures, and be introduced to abnormal findings associated with specific disease states. The course relies heavily on peer-to-peer teaching and provides practical, hands-on training through live scanning of normal models.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Only 1st and 2nd year medical students
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: S. Graglia
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No