Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology


Description

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology Program integrates didactic, laboratory and clinical experiential learning. Sonographers are highly skilled professionals who provide patient services using diagnostic techniques under the supervision of a licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers perform two-dimensional, Doppler and other sonographic procedures and record data for interpretation by a physician. A degree will be awarded upon successful completion. Outside work required.
CAAHEP

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology program at the Miami Lakes Area Branch Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org.

Objectives

The goal of the program is to prepare competent-entry-level general sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites:

  • Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Pass the entrance examination

Prerequisites for Program:

  • Background check and drug screening where applicable
  • Completion of lower division general education courses with a minimum grade of “C” in each course
  • Cumulative grade average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Course Outline

To receive an Associate of Science Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, students must complete 61.0 credit hours and 26.0 credit hours in General Education courses for a total of 87.0 credit hours (3343 clock hours). This Associate of Science Degree program can be completed in 24 months for full-time students.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology Courses ( 61.0 credit hours )

Introduction to Diagnostic Medical Sonography 4.0 credit hours
Acoustic Physics & Instrumentation 4.0 credit hours
Cross-Sectional Anatomy 4.0 credit hours
OB/GYN Sonography I 4.0 credit hours
Abdominal Sonography 4.0 credit hours
Practical Aspects of Sonography 4.0 credit hours
Clinical Rotation I 3.5 credit hours
Superficial Structures and Neonatal Brain 4.0 credit hours
Clinical Rotation II 3.5 credit hours
Clinical Rotation III 3.5 credit hours
OB / GYN Sonography II 4.0 credit hours
Clinical Rotation IV 3.5 credit hours
Vascular Sonography 4.0 credit hours
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Review 2.0 credit hours
Clinical Rotation V 3.5 credit hours
Clinical Rotation VI 3.5 credit hours
Clinical Rotation VII 2.0 credit hours
General Education Courses ( 26.0 credit hours )
English 3.0 credit hours
Humanities / Fine Arts 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science 11.0 credit hours
Social / Behavioral Science 3.0 credit hours
Mathematics 3.0 credit hours
Communication 3.0 credit hours

The Associate of Science Degree program is only at the Miami Lakes Area Branch Campus.

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