Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Training

Program Description

This program is designed to educate students interested in Diagnostic Medical Sonography training, by providing basic knowledge of Medical terminology. Anatomy and Physiology, Sonophysic, Basic Principle of Instrumentation, Imaging to recognize both normal and abnormal conditions through practice and theory. The objective of this program is to prepare the graduate to apply for entry-level diagnostic medical sonography training (Abdominal or OB/GYN or both positions). The diagnostic medical sonography training enables a student to act as physician assistant in the field of imaging, expected to find answers to diagnostic problems rather than merely looking at the organ's image.

This ability is requested and expected from the sonographer by physicians. The diagnostic medical sonography training will educate the knowledge of Medical Terminology like Anatomy and Physiology, Physics, Nursing Procedures, Normal Sonographic Application of Abdominal and Small Parts, OB/GYN, case Study Protocol, Writing, Filing, Filling in related area.



Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Training Program Outline
 
Section 1 Medical Terminology 48 hours
Section 2 Anatomy and Physiology 113 hours
Section 3 Sono Physic 83 hours
Section 4 Nursing Procedures 28 hours
Section 5 Abdominal and Small Parts 179 hours
Section 6 OB/GYN and Endovaginal Sonography 154 hours
Section 7 Clincal Externship 400 hours


Course Schedule:

AM Schedule 20 hours per week x 50 weeks = 1000 hours
PM Schedule 14 hours per week x 72 weeks = 1000 hours

Day Class: Monday through Thursday 8:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. (Day)
Breaks: 10:20 to 10:40, 12:40 to 1:00

Evening Class: Monday through Thursday 6:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. (Evening)
Break: 7:40 to 8:00

Weekend Class Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Breaks: 10:20 to 10:40, 12:40 to 1:00