2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: DSPE 2353 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Pediatric Echocardiography Procedures

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced pediatric echocardiographic procedures including: 12 lead EKG interpretation, transesophageal echocardiography, the use of contrast, intra-operative and interventional techniques. Considerations associated with intensive care of the pediatric patient will be addressed and includes; intracardiac monitoring lines and other accessories of the post-operative patient, pharmacological treatments, and other therapies. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: DSPE 2405 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Pediatric Echocardiographic Evaluation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Cardiac embryology, fetal circulation and cardiac congenital disease including anomalies of cardiac position, venous return, A-V valves, atria and ventricles. Emphasis placed on defect anatomy and hemodynamic consequences and the surgical repair or other treatment option associated with each anomaly. Echocardiographic imaging in the pre and post surgical patient will be covered. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: DSPE 2447 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Pediatric Echocardiographic Evaluation II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of cardiac congenital anomalies of the cono-truncus, aortic arch and broncho-pulmonary circuit. Cardiac tumors, non-neoplastic intra and extra cardiac masses, pericardial and pediatric acquired cardiovascular disease will be covered. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: DSPE 2660 (6 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Clinical-Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (30 Ext.)


Course Number: DSPE 2661 (6 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Clinical-Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (30 Ext.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.