A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
Provide the essential elements of ultrasound diagnostics.
Expected learning outcomes
The student must demonstrate to have understood the physical principles of ultrasound, the formation of the ultrasound image and the following clinical applications: body and cardiac ultrasound.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Didactic methods.
Half of the students, according to pre-established shifts, will participate from time to time in face-to-face lessons in classrooms suitably equipped for the Covid emergency, where safety conditions allow it.
Furthermore, to allow them to be used both in synchronous and asynchronous mode for students not present in the classroom, the lessons will be held simultaneously on the Microsoft Teams platform and can be followed both in synchrony on the basis of the first semester and in asynchronous mode, because they will be registered and left on the same platform available to students not present in the classroom.
Lessons may also include pre-recorded materials.
If the situation worsens, the lessons will be delivered through the Microsoft Teams platform and can be followed both in synchronous according to the scheduled time and asynchronously, because they are recorded through the same platform.

Program and reference material.
The program and reference material will not change. The teaching material (slides displayed during the lectures) will be available on the Ariel platform dedicated to teaching.

Methods for verifying learning and evaluation criteria.
The exam will take place in writing in the presence or in the event of an aggravation of the pandemic, with the moodle + seb + webconference modality to be activated in collaboration with the Center for educational innovation and multimedia technologies of the University of Milan.
Course syllabus
Ultrasound: technical principles.
Biological effects.
Ultrasound vs. other imaging techniques.
The role of the RT(R).
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge required.
Teaching methods
The course is divided into a series of lectures with slide shows in Power Point. The lectures slides are uploaded to the Ariel website.
During the lessons practical exercises will also be carried out.
During the lessons some cases will also be discussed.
Teaching Resources
CATALANO, FARINA: Ecografia. Dalle basi metodologiche alle tecniche avanzate - Esculapio, 2014
Assessment methods and Criteria
The final assessment will consist of a written test aimed to ascertain the preparation of the student. The test will result in a judgment of "approved" or "not approved".
The booking on the UNIMIA portal, within the dates established for each appeal, is mandatory for the examination.
- University credits: 1
Laboratories: 15 hours