MEPH 586
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Course Title

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Laboratory in Radiological Physics Medical Ultrasound

Course Code

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MEPH 586

Credit Hours

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1

Co-requisites

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MEPH 575

     

Course Description

Performing acceptance and quality assurance tests for clinical diagnostic ultrasound scanners.  Operating clinical ultrasound equipment independently.

 

Textbook

Clinical Ultrasound Physics.  A Workbook for Physicists, Residents, and Students.

James M. Kofler, Jr. et al.  2001.

Published for the American Association of Physicists in Medicine by Medical Physics Publishing.

[RC 78.7.U4 C55 2001]

 

Teaching Tools

* Visits to the ultrasound clinic at KFUPM Medical Center

* Operating M-mode, Doppler, and color-flow imaging scanners

 

Assessment

Activity Weight
Lab Reports 70%
Final Exam 30%

 

Grading

 

Grade

Mark

A+ ≥89
A 82-88
B+ 75-81
B 68-74
C+ 61-67
C 54-60
D+ 47-53
D 40-46
F <40

 

Lab Content

Session

Experiment Title

1.

Introduction to Clinical Equipment

2.

Frame Rate Demonstration

3.

Resolution

4.

Frequency and Depth of Penetration

5.

Operator-Controlled Variables

6.

Doppler Demonstration

7.

Color Flow and Power Doppler Imaging Demonstration