CFCC 2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Feb 06, 2023  
CFCC 2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Sonography, A.A.S. (A45440)


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The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of The Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. The CAAHEP address is 9355-113th St. N, #7709 Seminole, Florida 33775 Phone: 727-210-2350

This program has selective admission requirements. Contact the Counseling Office for information and application deadlines.

The Medical Sonography curriculum provides knowledge and clinical skills in the application of high frequency sound waves to image internal body structures.The goal of the Medical Sonography Program is to prepare competent medical sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Course work includes physics, cross-sectional anatomy, abdominal, introductory vascular, and obstetrical/gynecological sonography. Competencies are attained in identification of normal anatomy and pathological processes, use of equipment, fetal growth and development, integration of related imaging, and patient interaction skills.

Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to take National Registry Examinations in ultrasound physics and instrumentation and specialty examinations administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. Graduates may find employment in clinics, physicians’ offices, mobile services, equipment manufacturers, hospitals, and educational institutions.

 

General Education Requirements


Math


(Take 3-4 credits)

Social/Behavioral Science Electives


(Take 3 credits)

Other Major Requirements


Other Requirements


Total Credits: 70


Summer Semester I


Spring Semester II


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