This course provides the student with concepts of the history and development of sonography in
medical imaging, patient care, medical ethics and law, cultural diversity, and medical terminology used in
the practice of sonography. Emphasis in theory and lab is placed on patient assessment and considerations of
physical and psychological conditions in both routine and emergency situations. Upon completion, students
will demonstrate an understanding of concepts, as well as demonstrate/explain patient care procedures
appropriate to setting and situation while utilizing medical terminology.