Diagnostic Medical Sonography
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.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 Progams25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158Clearwater, FL 33763727-210-2350SDMS career video : http://www.sdms.org/career/video/To learn more about sonography as a career option visit http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos273.htmAcademic year = 1073 hours, 31 weeks. Completion = 2184 hours, 69 weeks.