The Physics of Ultrasound 1: Sound
This course introduces you to the physical principles of sound that underlie the acquisition and processing of ultrasonic wavesfor the production and interpretation of meaningful images.
You will learn:
- Characteristics of ultrasound
- Sound as energy
- Speed of sound through tissue
Author(s): Dr. Robert H. Thiele
Estimated time to complete: 2o minutes
Credit hours: .25
Method and Medium: Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.