Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)


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Seeking Abdominal Ultrasound Volunteers!

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is offering FREE NON-DIAGNOSTIC ABDOMINAL ULTRASOUNDS.

Ultrasounds are performed by students in the presence of an ARDMS certified sonographer.

Open to the general public including students, faculty and staff.

Schedule your appointment today by calling (740) 725-4070 or emailing drathc@mtc.edu.Appointments are conducted at the Marion Technical College Campus.

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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.

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.

A program application is required Please contact Deb Myers 740-386-4106 or at myersd@mtc.edu to schedule an appointment to start the application process.

Please note: students are required to complete 32 observation hours at three different clinical sites.

If you are currently working in Health Technologies these requirements may not apply. Please contact Deb Myers 740-386-4106 myersd@mtc.edu

Program Application Deadline is March 15.

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Observation Verification form is located on the admission limited enrollment pdf.

Program Accreditation:

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 6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500, Ellicott City, MD 21043, phone: 443-973-3251 http://www.jrcdms.org/

To receive more detailed information on the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, please send an e-mail to myersd@mtc.edu or the Office of Admission at enroll@mtc.edu.

Your Degree

After completing our two-year diagnostic medical sonography program, you’ll receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree.


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