The Physics of Ultrasound 2: Tissue

This course introduces you to the physical principles of tissue that underlie the acquisition and processing of ultrasonic waves for the production and interpretation of meaningful images.

You will learn:

  • The concepts of reflection, attenuation, and refraction and their roles in ultrasound imagery

Author(s): Dr. Robert H. Thiele

Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes

Credit hours: .5

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.