Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Play an important part in health care by taking ultrasounds to provide crucial information for diagnosing and treating patients. This well-paying field is growing by double digits.
- Advising Checklist
- Sonography Admission Score Sheet
- Program Packet
- Student Handbook
- What Will it Cost
- Student Success Information
- Advisory Member
- Observation Form
Very Important a minimum of thirty-two (32) observation hours at three different clinical sites is a requirement.
If you are currently working in Health Technologies these requirements may not apply. Please contact Deb Myers 740.386.4106 email@example.com
Program Application Deadline is March 15.
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Observation Verification form is located on the admission limited enrollment pdf or by simply clicking on the link to the left.
Credentialing Examination Pass Rate
Credentialing examination pass rate in Abdomen and/or Obstetrics – Gynecological within twelve months of graduation as provided by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
ABDOMEN (ABD) CREDENTIAL
OBSTETRICS / GYNECOLOGICAL
STUDENTS EARNING ONE OR BOTH CREDENTIAL(S)
4 of 7 hold ABD.
|2015||75%||100%||6 of the 8 hold ABD.|
2 of the 8 hold both OB/GYN
Job Placement Rate
Job placement rate within six months of graduation for graduates who are actively seeking employment in General Sonography.
PERCENT JOB PLACEMENT
NUMBER OF STUDENTS
Program Completion Rate
Program completion rate of 80% or higher as defined as the number of students who complete the program within 3 years.
NUMBER OF STUDENTS
10 of 12
|2015||86%||12 of 14|
After completing our two-year diagnostic medical sonography program, you’ll receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree.
What You’ll Learn
Our instructors will teach you how to operate ultrasound equipment, detect subtle visual cues to tell healthy areas from unhealthy ones, gather data, and analyze results. In addition, learn to communicate with patients as well as physicians and other members of the health care team.
The Marion Technical College Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Technologies Education Programs (CAAHEP).
This accreditation is granted only after recommendation by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) based on a programmatic review and site visit. Recognition by CAAHEP qualifies the Program’s graduates for eligibility to apply for and take the following certification examinations for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS):
Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Abdominal Sonography Obstetrical and Gynecological Sonography CAAHEP: Commission on Accreditation of Health Technologies Education Programs 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350, 727-210-2354 (fax) http://www.caahep.org/
JRC-DMS: Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography 2025 Woodlane Drive St Paul, MN 55125-2998 651-731-1582 http://www.jrcdms.org/
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