Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound - AAS Degree
Image is Everything
The College of Health Care Professions is proud to offer a comprehensive Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound - AAS Degree training program. Ultrasonography is a key part of today's advanced medical practices. Ultrasound technologists play a vital role in diagnostic imaging and helping patients, as well as tracking and monitoring the growth of fetuses. If you love helping people and want to be a part of that special day when parents first see their children, then ultrasound sonography training may be a great fit for you. With a career as an ultrasound sonographer, you become a vital part of a health care facility.
As the population continues to age, there will be an increasing demand for diagnostic imaging, which is projected to increase by 44% through 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
As a student at CHCP, you will receive the quality education and hands-on training that make learning fun. Your ultrasound sonography training will include lectures from medically-trained professors, labs, and clinical practice where you get to practice your skills on actual patients.
Once you complete your ultrasound sonography training, Texas and most states hold a lot of options for your career. With ultrasound sonography training from CHCP, most graduates start their career by working in a hospital, physician’s office, or diagnostic imaging center.
*May not reflect local or regional job market
Skills you will learn as a Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound Student
- How to obtain and record accurate patient histories
- Closely work with Doctors and create diagnostic images of abdominal organs and blood vessels, superficial structures, female and male reproductive system, fetal examination, and more.
- Performing diagnostic procedures
- Provide an oral or written summary of the technical findings to the physician for his/her medical diagnosis
- Interact compassionately and effectively with people who range from healthy to critically ill
Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound - AAS Degree Courses
|MATH 1314||College Algebra||48||48||3.0|
|ENGL 1301||English Composition||48||48||3.0|
|HITT 1205||Medical Terminology||32||32||2.0|
|INST 1407||Human Anatomy and Physiology||64||64||4.0|
|INST 1408||Human Anatomy & Physiology II||64||64||4.0|
|PHYS 1401||College Physics||48||32||80||4.0|
|DMSO 1441||Introduction to Abdominopelvic Sonography||48||48||96||4.0|
|PSYCH 2301||General Psychology||48||48||3.0|
|DMSO 1302||Basic Ultrasound Physics||48||48||3.0|
|DMSO 2405||Sonography of Obstetrics/Gynecology||48||48||96||4.0|
|DMSO 1460||Clinical Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technician||384||384||4.0|
|DMSO 1355||Sonographic Pathophysiology||48||48||3.0|
|DMSO 2343||Advanced Ultrasound Physics||48||48||3.0|
|DMSO 1366||Practicum Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technician||384||384||3.0|
|DMSO 2441||Sonography of Abdominopelvic Pathology||48||32||80||4.0|
|DMSO 1191||Special Topics in Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technician||16||16||1.0|
|DMSO 2366||Practicum Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technician||384||384||3.0|
|DMSO 2345||Advanced Sonography Practices||48||48||3.0|
|DMSO 2367||Practicum Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technician||384||384||8.5|
|HUMA 1301||Introduction to Humanities I||48||48||3.0|
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