The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer provides patient services, using diagnostic ultrasound under the supervision of a physician responsible for the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures. The Sonographer assists in gathering sonographic data necessary to reach diagnostic decisions.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ultrasound) is one of the most recent and fastest-growing medical specialties today. Graduates are employed in medical centers and hospitals. The program provides students with theory and clinical instruction in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, including Abdominal and OB/GYN and small parts.
This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 35 East Wacker Drive Chicago, Ill. 60601, (312) 553-9355, in cooperation with the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 7108-C South Alton Way Englewood, Colorado 80112-2106, (303) 741-3533.
Program prerequisites: One year of high school algebra, biology, chemistry and physics, or college equivalents within the last five years with grades of "C" or better (MAT 055, BIS 101 or BIS 103, CHM 110 or CHM 140). AHL 115 may be used as a prerequisite to physics.
Attendance at an Information Session is REQUIRED in order to apply for admission to this program. For a list of current Information Session dates, times and locations, please call (708) 456-0300 xt. 3545.
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