Students must choose one of the following options:
General (Abdomen and Obstetrics-Gynecology)
Adult Echocardiography and Pediatric Echocardiography
Adult Echocardiography and Vascular Sonography
Diagnostic Medical Sonography - General (Abdomen and Obstetrics-Gynecology Emphasis Courses (48 credits)
(Abdominal and Obstetrics-Gynecology concentrations)
The diagnostic medical sonography general emphasis prepares students for clinical practice in abdominal and obstetrics-gynecology. Vascular sonography is additional course work that is taken concurrently.
General (abdominal and obstetrics-gynecology) sonographers work collaboratively with radiologists or other specialized physicians to diagnose a diverse range of conditions using invasive and non-invasive procedures using complex computerized high frequency sound wave and Doppler signal equipment. The sonographer must acquire excellent knowledge of sectional anatomy, clinical medicine, pathology, and the use of sonographic instrumentation.