2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Sonography, AAS (A45440)


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The Medical Sonography curriculum provides knowledge and clinical skills in the application of high frequency sound waves to image internal body structures.

Course work includes physics, cross-sectional anatomy, abdominal, introductory vascular, and obstetrical/gynecological sonography. Competencies are attained in identification of normal anatomy and pathological processes, use of equipment, fetal growth and development, integration of related imaging, and patient interaction skills.

Graduates of accredited programs may be eligible to take examinations in ultrasound physics and instrumentation and specialty examinations administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and find employment in clinics, physicians’ offices, mobile services, hospitals, and educational institutions.

Total: 59 Credit Hours


General Education Courses


Total: 15 Credit Hours


Other Required Courses


Total: 1 Credit Hours


Total Credits for AAS Degree: 75


Students making satisfactory progress should complete this program in five semesters. Additional time may be needed to complete general education requirements.

This program has special admissions requirements. These requirements are in addition to those completed for the College.

Please visit www.pittcc.edu to review the requirements (click on Health Sciences > Admissions).

The Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) by the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

CAAHEP JRC-DMS
9355 113th St. N 6021 University Blvd
#7709 Suite 500
Seminole, FL 33775 Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: 727-210-2350 Phone: 443-973-3251
Fax: 727-210-2354 Fax: 866-738-3444
Email: mail@caahep.org Email: mail@jrcdms.org
Website: www.caahep.org Website: www.jrcdms.org

The medical advisor for the program in Michael R. Coan, MD

The Medical Sonography program has established a collaborative agreement with Nash Community College. This agreement allows students to take general education courses at Nash Community College and the remaining courses at Pitt Community College if accepted to the program. Pitt Community College will award the Medical Sonography degree.

*Recommended Elective & General Education Options:


Humanities/Fine Arts:


Take 3 credits:

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