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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Why You Should Become a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Now Offering Online Courses!

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 22 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.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program - CBD College

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
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pathophysiology of scanned organ systems
  • Sonographic patterns of the organs

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

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

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Students - CBD College

Where You Can Work

  • Imaging Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Physician Offices
  • Planned Parenthood
  • OB/GYN Offices
  • 3D/4D imaging centers
  • Mobile Ultrasound
  • Travelling assignments/Exchange programs (Domestically/Abroad)

*source: bls.gov

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

Caitlin | DMS Student Testimonial

As of May 2017, job growth for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers is projected to increase 23% from 2016 to 2026*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

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