SONOGRAPHY PRINCIPLES AND INSTRUMENTATION (SPI) Course

SONOGRAPHY PRINCIPLES AND INSTRUMENTATION (SPI) course is written by high qualified sonographers and instructors who have helped countless students pass the Registry examination. This course focuses on the essential aspects of sonography principles, physics, and instrumentation needed to prepare for the Registry Credentialing Examination.

Course details and subjects : 

  • Physical principles
  • Units of measurement
  • Properties of ultrasound waves
  • Interactions of sound with tissue
  • Power, intensity, and amplitude
  • Range equation and Pulsed and continuous wave concepts
  • Transducer construction and characteristics
  • Spatial resolution
  • Transducer selection
  • Doppler principles and instrumentation
  • Hemodynamics
  • Pulse-echo instrumentation
  • Display modes and their formation
  • Transmission and reception of ultrasound
  • Pre and post-processing techniques
  • Real-time ultrasound principles and transducer types
  • Tissue harmonic imaging
  • Recording and storage devices
  • Patient care, safety and communication
  • Biological effects and ALARA
  • Pulse-echo imaging and doppler artifacts
  • Quality assurance and quality control of equipment

Course schedule and Location: 

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