Note: STA 215 is a prerequisite for these three research courses.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography - General (Abdomen and Obstetrics-Gynecology) Courses (68 credits)
The diagnostic medical sonography general emphasis prepares students for clinical practice in abdominal and obstetrics-gynecology. Vascular sonography is additional coursework 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.
Issues Credits: 3 - (fulfills one of two Issues courses)