Cardiovascular Sonography

Certificate Program / 122.0 Quarter Credit Hours
Day: 76 weeks / Evening: 76 weeks /1950 Clock Hours

Day Classes:   03/22/2019

Eve Classes:   09/23/2019

Program Length:   19 Months 

Day Schedules:  
Monday – Thursday. 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Eve Schedules:   
Monday – Thursday. 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM 

The Cardiovascular Sonography program at Medical Career Institute is programmatically accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Enrolling students need to refer to credentialing agency requirements in order to check credentialing exam eligibility. The program is designed to prepare the graduate to become skilled entry-level cardiovascular technicians, and work effectively in the health care environment. It includes well balanced on-campus classroom hours, on-campus (work-simulated) imaging laboratory component, off-campus integrated patient care clinical experience and clinical externship. Clinical sites include hospitals, imaging centers and doctor’s offices.

Program Goals

To prepare competent entry-level cardiovascular technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains for adult echocardiography and to prepare competent entry-level cardiovascular technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains for non-invasive vascular study.

Professional Technical Skills:

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Obtain, review and integrate pertinent patient data to facilitate optimum diagnostic results.
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Demonstrate ability to work with varying stress levels and work interruptions.
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Demonstrate critical thinking skills during the performance of sonographic procedures.
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Demonstrate correct positioning of patients and proper scanning procedures for sonographic examination.
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Accurately record all anatomic and physiologic information for interpretation by a physician.
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Demonstrate effective communication skills with patients and the healthcare team.
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Demonstrate appropriate patient care and promote overall well-being.
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Act in a professional manner within recognized ethical and legal standards maintaining confidentiality.
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Demonstrate ability to apply knowledge from classroom in clinical setting
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Develop self-evaluation and uphold professional development.

At the completion of the program, the student will be able:

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Proficient in performing entry-level ultrasound technician tasks and responsibilities.
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Awarded a Certificate of Completion of Cardiovascular Sonography program.
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Establish eligibility to test for the Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) Physics and Instrumentation (SPI) exam, administered by the Association of Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
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Establish eligibility to test for the Registered Adult Echocardiography credentialing examination administered by the Association of Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
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Establish eligibility to test for the Registered Vascular Technology credentialing examination administered by the Association of Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).”
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Able to seek entry-level employment in facilities such as hospital’s ultrasound departments, imaging center and doctors’ offices after passing credentialing exams.

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