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Published on Dec 19, 2010
A video excerpt from our Sonography e-Learning suite. Each module covers a different sonography scan and provides a simulation to help you learn and practice the procedure, plus explanatory text, anatomy model, video and quizzes. A personal logbook tracks your learning time and scores. Personal subscriptions to the SIMTICS eLearning modules available at www.simtics.com/ultrasound. YouTube users benefit from 30% discount - use coupon code YOUTUBE30 during sign-up.
The learning objectives for this e-Learning module are as follows:
- Indications for ultrasound of the liver - Identify the liver anatomy - Explain liver physiology and laboratory findings - List clinical symptoms of liver disease - Identify the liver ultrasound scan protocol -- Patient preparation -- Transducer selection and preset selection -- Patient positioning -- Transducer positions -- Scan plane -- Identify and obtain sonographic images of liver, vascular structures, ligaments, and fissures of the liver -- Obtain measurements of the liver - Explain and demonstrate the use of breathing techniques to obtain optimal sonographic images of the liver - Differentiate normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the liver - Differentiate and describe common pathologies of the liver on sonographic images - Identify and obtain images in hepatic trauma - Identify and obtain images in hepatic transplantation - Identify and obtain images of vascular flow abnormalities - Explain the Patient's Bill of Rights, HIPAA Privacy Rule, and Patient Safety Act