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    Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Diagnostic Sonography (Abdomen/OB-GYN), AAS


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Through academic and clinical training, students are prepared for a career in diagnostic medical sonography, which includes abdomen, obstetric and gynecology studies with integrated vascular proficiency that provides patient care while utilizing diagnostic ultrasound equipment. Using diagnostic ultrasound, sonographers gather the information physicians need to treat ailments and disorders. While using critical-thinking skills and applying knowledge of scanning techniques for general disease, students take sonographic images and ensure patient safety. The mission of the diagnostic medical sonography program is to provide didactic and clinical education which enables qualified students to achieve strong communication, critical thinking and technical skills required to maintain entry-level employment and become a registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RDMS) with integrated vascular proficiency.

Program Status: Limited Enrollment

Semester Hours Required for Graduation - 78


The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP), 9355 113th St. N., #7709, Seminole, FL 33775. Phone: (727) 210-2350. Program accreditation is granted upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS), (JRCDMS), 6021 University Blvd., Suite 500, Ellicott City, MD 21043-6090; phone (433) 973-3251; email: jrc-dms@jcahpo.org.

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