2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: DSVT 1200 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Principles of Vascular Technology

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: HPRS 2300 or documented completion of coursework through Prior Learning Assessment in pharmacology. Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. Completion of all previous support and DMSO program courses. Grade of 70 or better in all previous sonography courses. Grade of 80 or better is required in practicum courses.
Course Description: Introduction to non-invasive vascular technology modalities. Includes 2-D imaging, Doppler, plethysmography, and segmental pressures. Emphasis on performing basic venous and arterial imaging and non-imaging exams. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: DSVT 2200 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Vascular Technology Applications

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. Completion of all previous support and DMSO program courses. Grade of 70 or better in all previous sonography courses. Grade of 80 or better is required in practicum courses.
Course Description: Non-invasive vascular technology. Includes 2-D imaging, Doppler, plethysmography, and segmental pressures. Emphasizes protocols for performing basic venous and arterial imaging and non-imaging exams. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: DSVT 2367 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience)–Diagnostic Medical Sonography

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Admission to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. Completion of all previous support and DMSO program courses. Grade of 70 or better in all previous sonography courses. Grade of 80 or better is required in practicum courses.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. (24 Ext.)



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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.