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Cardiovascular Principles Course Curriculum

GENERAL US PHYSICS

ARTIFACTS
SOUND Recognition
Elementary principles Types
Wavelength, frequency, period Effects of measurements
Sound properties
QUALTIY ASSURANCE
PULSED ULTRASOUND Test object/parameters
Pulse-echo principle Preventative maintenance
Propagation speeds Bioeffects and safety
Spatial pulse length Acoustic output/exposure
AIUM statements
SOUND BEAM
Aplitude, power, intensity

CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSICS

Attenuation CARDIAC ANATOMY
Intensity reflection coefficient Chambers
Incidence Valves
Reflection/refraction Conduction system
Range equation Basic embyology
   
TRANSDUCERS CONGENITAL DEFECTS
Piezoelectricity Abnormalities of septation
Transducer construction Abnormal vasculature
Beam focusing Persistence of fetal communication
Transducer formats Valvular anomalies
Resolution
CARDIAC PHYSIOLOGY
ULTRASOUND INSTRUMENTS Electrophysiology
Transducers Mechanical events
Components LV function
Contrast resolution Pulmonary vs systemic circulation
Pre/post processing Heart sounds
Recording devices Cardiovascular circulation
Temporal resolution
Display modes CARDIAC EVALUATION
Physical examination
DOPPLER ECG/phonocardiography
Doppler physical principles Cardiac catheterization
Doppler modes Other modalities
Color flow imaging CPR
Artifacts
Roles of Doppler modalities CARDIAC HEMODYNAMICS
Blood flow dynamics
Effects of pressure loading


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