Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Ultrasound Technologist training program

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer uses high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to produce a dynamic visual image of internal organs, tissues, or blood flow inside the body. Student will be educated on the necessary technical skills to perform abdominal, obstetrical and gynecological, and vascular sonography procedures.

Program Courses:

  • Medical Terminology and Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Ultrasound Physics & Instrumentation
  • Scanning techniques of Abdominal & Superficial body parts (Head, Neck, Breast etc.)
  • Scanning techniques of OB/GYN (Female reproductive system)
  • Vascular Scanning

Program Length and Schedule:

  • 2180 Clock Hours
  • Classroom Instruction & Lab – 1640 Hours
  • Clinical Externship – 800 Hours
Upcoming Schedule
Length 20 Months
Schedule Day 9am – 2pm
Start Date Day – July 31st
Requirements Admission Exam

Prerequisites:

  • Pass Admissions Exam

Clinical Externship:

  • At the end of the program student will be scheduled for clinical externship where he/she can gain hands on experience.

Next Step:

  • After completion of the graduation requirements, students may appear for American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) registry exam. The first part of the exam would be to take the Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI) examination which tests basic physical principles and instrumentation knowledge essential to sonography professionals and students. Most student take this exam once they pass the Ultrasound Physic class. To earn a Register Diagnostic Medical Sonography (RDMS) credential, students must pass the SPI examination and a corresponding specialty examination within five years. ARDMS certification shows fellow healthcare professionals, employers and the medical facilities you work with that you work towards achieving excellence in the field of Sonography.
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