Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

19 Months - Associate of Specialized Technology Degree

Program Overview

The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer program provides the opportunity for students to learn to apply the principles of sonography to produce images of organs, tissues, and small parts of the body using a variety of ultrasound techniques. The program specializes in general sonography (abdominal, small parts, obstetrics and gynecology and introduction to vascular). Students learn to identify subtle differences between healthy and pathological areas of the body in order to work collaboratively with physicians, ensuring images are satisfactory for diagnosis. The program is designed for the student with little or no prior experience in the field.

Course Outline

  • Career Success Strategies
  • Medical Terminology Essentials
  • Business Communication
  • Anatomy & Physiology Essentials
  • Microsoft Word
  • Introduction to Sonography
  • Abdominal Ultrasound I
  • Abdominal Ultrasound I Lab
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Human Behavior in Healthcare
  • Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation I
  • Abdominal Ultrasound II
  • Abdominal Ultrasound II Lab
  • Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation II
  • Obstetric /Reproductive Ultrasound I
  • Obstetric /Reproductive Ultrasound I Lab
  • Career and Professional Development
  • Obstetric /Reproductive Ultrasound II
  • Obstetric /Reproductive Ultrasound II Lab
  • Ultrasound Registry Review
  • Ultrasound Externship I
  • Ultrasound Externship II
  • Ultrasound Externship III

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