Medical Sonography

Program Description

The Medical Sonography curriculum provides knowledge and clinical skills in the application of high-frequency sound waves to image internal body structures.

Program Content

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.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of accredited programs may be eligible to take examinations in ultrasound physics and instrumentation and specialty examinations administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and find employment in clinics, physician's offices, mobile services, hospitals and educational institutions.

Medical Sonography students

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

For more information, contact:Medical Sonography pin

Program Information

Steven M. Penny, MA, RT(R), RDMS (AB, PS, OB/GYN)
Sonography Programs Director
(919) 209-2502
smpenny@johnstoncc.edu
 

Admissions

Theresa Lee
Admission Coordinator, Health Programs
(919) 209-2049
tclee@johnstoncc.edu

Admission Office

(919) 209-2128