Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Why You Should Become a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
100% Remote Learning!
If you think you would enjoy working side-by-side with physicians and radiologists and you like a good challenge, this is the career for you! There is high demand for Ultrasound Technicians both in the US and abroad, so this job gives flexibility during the course of your career.
In as little as 20 months, CBD College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography Associate Degree Program will prepare you for what it takes to be a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer/Ultrasound Technician.
Why Choose the DMS Program at CBD College?
- CAAHEP Accredited Program
- Study online courses in the convenience of your home
- Day and Night Classes available
- Advanced hands on training in our state-of-the art imaging center
- Wide variety of Externship opportunities
- Dedicated Faculty and Staff
- Federal Financial Aid available to those who qualify
- Career services department will help you with job placement for the duration of your career—long after graduation
- Personalized 1-on-1 tutoring
What You Will Learn
CBD College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program will cover the following course content:
- Sonography Principles and Instrumentation (SPI) exam preparation
- Ultrasound Physics
- Abdominal Ultrasound and Small Parts
- Vascular Ultrasound
- OB/GYN Ultrasound
- MSK Ultrasound
- Pathophysiology of scanned organ systems
- Sonographic patterns of the organs
*In response to COVID-19 classes offered via remote learning. Residential lab and externship training required for program completion.
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers are in Demand!
Employment is projected to increase 23% from 2016 to 2026*
What You Will Do as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers are responsible for many important tasks, including:
- Preparing patients for procedures and obtaining, reviewing, and integrating patient history and supporting clinical data
- Preparing and maintaining diagnostic imaging equipment
- Performing appropriate ultrasound scanning examinations and procedures
- Recognizing the differences between normal and abnormal images and other diagnostic information
- Analyzing images and recording data for interpretation by a physician
- Recording findings and keeping track of patients’ records
- Demonstrating excellent communication skills with patients and other health care professionals, and acting in an ethical and professional manner
- Providing appropriate and compassionate patient care for patients undergoing ultrasound examinations
Where You Can Work
- Imaging Centers
- Physician Offices
- Planned Parenthood
- OB/GYN Offices
- 3D/4D imaging centers
- Mobile Ultrasound
- Travelling assignments/Exchange programs (Domestically/Abroad)