Cardiac and Vascular Sonography

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Program Description

The Cardiac and Vascular Sonography curriculum provides the individual with the knowledge and skills necessary to acquire, process, and evaluate the human heart and vascular structures. A cardiovascular sonographer uses high frequency sound waves to produce images of the heart and vascular structures.

Program Content       

Course work includes effective communication and patient care skills combined with knowledge of physics, human anatomy, physiology, and pathology, all of which are essential to obtaining high quality sonographic images.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may be eligible to apply to the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers for examinations in cardiovascular physics, vascular physics, and adult echocardiography. Graduates may find employment in hospitals, physicians' offices, mobile services, and educational institutions.

Additional Information

 Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

"The Sonography Programs (GEN, CARDIAC, and VASCULAR concentrations) are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. "

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Hwy 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

Contact

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Cathy H. Daniels
Program Director, Sonography Programs
(919) 209-2158
chgodwin@johnstoncc.edu

Admissions

(919) 209-2128