This program of study is designed to provide didactic and clinical training in the eld of general diagnostic medical sonography (ultrasound). The student will receive training in acoustic principles, instrumentation and safety, abdominal, obstetrical, gynecologic, and super cial sonography.
Sonography is a technologist-dependent imaging eld that places great emphasis on “hands-on” training. Clinical education in the DMS Program begins early in the professional phase of training with hours increasing as the program progresses. Graduates of the Program will be eligible to apply for the National Registry Examination by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and American Registry of Radiologic Technologists for Sonography when registry guidelines have been met. See program webpage for accreditation information.
The Associate in Applied Science Degree Program has a six semester competency-based curriculum that includes practical experience in regional health institutions. Math/Science courses must have been completed within seven years of the date of expected entry into the DMS program. (See sonography advisor for information).
The professional phase of the Sonography Program is four semesters in length and is designed to begin fall semester of each year.
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