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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

Curriculum and Calendar

Curriculum Plan

Course

Hours: Per Week/Total Contact

Program Orientation

24

FIRST ROTATION (11 weeks) 
Sonographic Patient Care (5 weeks)

4/20

Foundations of Ultrasound and Healthcare

2/22

Cross-Sectional Anatomy

2/22

Abdominal Techniques I

4/44

Gynecological Techniques I

3/33

Clinical Practicum I (6 weeks)

12/72

Clinical Lab 1

6/66

  
SECOND ROTATION (12 weeks) 
Obstetrical Techniques I

3/36

Basic Physics and Instrumentation

4/48

Pathophysiology as Related to Sonography

1/12

Clinical Practicum II

16/192

Clinical Lab II

6/72

  
THIRD ROTATION (12 weeks) 
Abdominal Techniques II

3/36

Gynecological Techniques II

2/24

Advanced Physics and Instrumentation

2/24

Clinical Practicum III

24/288

Clinical Lab III

4/48

 

 

FOURTH ROTATION (12 weeks) 
Obstetrical Techniques II

3/36

Superficial Structures Techniques

2/24

Advanced Abdomen Techniques

2/24

Medical Ethics and Law

1/12

Clinical Practicum IV

24/288

Clinical Lab IV

4/48

 

 

FIFTH ROTATION (12 weeks) 
Independent Study: Certification Preparation

2/24

Advanced Ob/Gyn Techniques

2/24

Clinical Practicum V

28/336

 

 

SIXTH ROTATION (12 weeks) 
Case Study Review

2/24

Registry Review

2/24

Introduction to Basic Vascular Sonography

2/24

Clinical Practicum VI

28/336

Calendar

ACADEMIC CALENDAR (Specific Dates are found in the Application Packet each year.)

First Rotation

  • September  - December

Second Rotation

  • January  - March

Third Rotation

  • March - June

Fourth Rotation

  • June  - September

Fifth Rotation

  • September  - December

Sixth Rotation

  • January  - March

No classes/clinicals scheduled:

  • Week of Thanksgiving
  • Two weeks around Christmas/New Year's
  • Memorial Day
  • One week in June
  • July 4th (as observed by the Medical Center)
  • Labor Day

 

 

 

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