Diagnostic Medical Sonography Certificate

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The department of Radiologic Technology will provide occupational training in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. The purpose of this instruction is to qualify the student for examination by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography and to prepare the student for gainful employment in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. To earn a certificate, students must have an Associate Degree and complete the required DMS Program courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires a total of 66.5 units.

SEMESTER I (14 units):
DMS 170 CSonography Physics3.5
DMS 172 CSonography Externship4
DMS 175 CAbdomen Sonography4
HS 165 CEthical and Legal Issues 11.5
RADT 262 CCross-Sectional Imaging 11
SEMESTER 2 (15 units):
DMS 176 CPathology and Small Parts3
DMS 186 C Obstetric and Gynecology Sonography4
DMS 207 CClinical Education I8
DMS 188 CVenous Doppler Ultrasound1.5
DMS 217 CClinical Education II7
SEMESTER 3 (15 units):
DMS 195 C Carotid and Arterial Sonography4
DMS 227 CClinical Training III11
SEMESTER 4 (13.5 units):
DMS 210 CAdvanced Sonography Topics3
DMS 237 CClinical Education IV11
Total Units66.5


Program Student Learning Outcomes:

OUTCOME 1: acquire the workforce preparation skills and knowledge, including abdomen, small parts, obstetrics, and gynecology scanning, necessary for employment in the field of sonography.