• Diagnostic Medical Sonography

    General/Vascular Program

     

    Hillyard Technical Center offers a comprehensive General/Vascular Sonography program.  The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is a 20 month program, 5 days a week. 

    The students are engaged in both didactic and clinical training during that time.  The program offers multiple clinical sites throughout Northwest Missouri, including some affiliates in the Kansas City metropolitan area.  Upon completion of the program students are eligible to take the national board exams in four different sonography concentrations.  These include Vascular Technology, Abdomen/Small Parts, OB/GYN, and Breast.
     
    Diagnostic medical sonography is the use special equipment to direct high frequency sound waves into areas of the patient's body.  Which collects reflected echoes and forms an image that may be videotaped, transmitted, or photographed for interpretation and diagnosis by a physician.
     
     
     SDMS
     
    The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Progams upon the recommendation of Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
     
    Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Progams 
       25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
       Clearwater, FL 33763 
       727-210-2350 
     
     
    To learn more about sonography as a career option visit http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos273.htm 
     
     
    Academic year = 1073 hours, 31 weeks. Completion = 2184 hours, 69 weeks. 
     
Last Modified on February 13, 2018