Medical Sonography

MS_WebProgram Description:

Medical sonographers specialize in diagnostic imaging procedures that assist in a physicians’ diagnoses. Sonographers use high-frequency sound waves that are collected back into the machine as echoes and forms that can be recorded for interpretation and diagnosis by a physician. Medical sonographers examine the screen during a scan for visual cues that may indicate unhealthy areas to determine which scans to show the physician.

The Medical Sonography program at SPCC is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to sit for the examinations administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.

  • Course work emphasizes:
    Physics
    Anatomy
    Sonography procedures
    Equipment usage
    Patient interaction skills

For a complete listing of pre-requisites, admission requirements, class listing, and estimated program cost click Medical Sonography.

Note: Criteria is reviewed periodically and is subject to change.

Application Deadline for Summer 2017 Entry:
January 31, 2017

Career Opportunities:
Clinics
Diagnostic imaging centers
Educational institutions
Hospitals
Mobile services
Physicians’ offices

Accreditation
The SPCC Medical Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRCDMS). Contact the Commission at 25400 US Highway 19N, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 or call 727-210-2350 for questions about the accreditation.

Medical Sonography Statistics

YEARATTRITIONCREDENTIAL RATEJOB PLACEMENT
20156%100%100%

Medical Sonography Program Contacts:

Amy Dela Cruz
Program Director, Medical Sonography

 

 

 

 

 

mccraw,amber_cropped_for_webAmber McCraw
Faculty/Clinical Coordinator, Medical Sonography

 

 

 

 

 

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Faculty/Medical Sonography

 

 

 

 

 

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Alice Bradley
Dean, Allied Health and  Nursing