Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound)

Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound)

About the Course

Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Ultrasound) – 1965 hours

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Progressive Careers Institute Is designed to prepare the graduate to become a skilled entry-level ultrasound technician, and work effectively in the health care environment. It includes well balanced on-campus classroom hours, an on-campus (work-simutated) imaging laboratory component, off-campus integrated patient care clinical experience and clinical externship. Clinical sites include hospitals, imaging centers and doctor’s offices. The diagnostic medical sonography program is a full-time, 18 month program, with a focus on the use of ultrasound for diagnosing pathological and pathophysiological conditions of the abdomen, superficial structures and gravid and non-gravid pelvis. The program is divided into two components: introductory ultrasound courses designed to build a solid foundation in scanning techniques and normal anatomy recognition followed by advanced courses that focus on pathological conditions and patient-focused case studies. The program consists of sequenced and integrated theory, lab, and clinical instructional tracks. The program is delivered using a blended format; a combination of hands-on face-to-face training in lab and clinic combined with live, online, instructor-led theory courses delivered using an array of distance technologies. The program prepares graduates for entry-level positions in the diagnostic medical sonography field including full-time, part-time and per diem roles.

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