Sonography Program

Hillsborough Community College

Program Description

Sonography Program

Hillsborough Community College

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The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.The Program is offered at Hillsborough Community College Dale Mabry Campus. Sonography is a medical specialty, which uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of the human body. These images are then analyzed, aiding in physician diagnosis. The Sonographer is a skilled health caregiver who provides imaging services under the supervision of a physician who is responsible for the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures.

Goal of the Sonography Program

“To prepare competent entry-level general sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and the effective (behavior) learning domains.”

Accreditation

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP).

Prerequisite Courses

To apply to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, the student must complete the following courses: Prerequisite Courses for Admission 18 cr.

  • ENC 1101 Freshman English I - 3 cr.
  • BSC 2085 Anatomy and Physiology I - 3 cr.
  • BSC 2085L Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory - 1 cr.
  • BSC 2086 Anatomy and Physiology II - 3 cr.
  • BSC 2086L Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory - 1 cr.
  • MAC 1105 College Algebra or STA 2023 Elementary Statistics - 3 cr.
  • PHY 1025 Fundamentals of Physics - 3 cr.
  • PHY 1025L Fundamentals of Physics Laboratory - 1 cr.

Total Prerequisite courses 18 cr.

Program Course Sequence

Year I

First Semester

  • SON 1000 Basic Sonography - 3 cr.
  • SON 1804C Introduction to Practicum I* - 2 cr.
  • SON 1311 Introduction to Sonographic Cross-Sectional Anatomy I - 1 cr.
  • ANY Humanities - 3 cr.

*Introduction to Practicum and Practicum courses have a ratio of 1 to 8 hours (every 1 credit hour is equivalent to 8 hours of laboratory or clinical training)

Second Semester

  • SON 1840 Introduction to Practicum II* - 1 cr.
  • RTE 1782 Pathology of Medical & Surgical Diseases - 3 cr.
  • SON 1100 Sonographic Scanning Protocol I - 1 cr.
  • SON 1210 Introduction to Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation - 3 cr.
  • SON 1053 Sonographic Imaging of Medical/Surgical Diseases - 1 cr.
  • SON 1312 Introduction to Sonographic Cross-Sectional Anatomy II - 1 cr.

*Introduction to Practicum and Practicum courses have a ratio of 1 to 8 hours (every 1 credit hour is equivalent to 8 hours of laboratory or clinical training)

Third Semester

  • SON 1850 Introduction to Practicum III* - 1 cr.
  • PSY 2012 General Psychology - 3 cr.
  • SON 1101 Sonographic Scanning Protocol II - 1 cr.
  • Summer Term Total 5 cr.

Year II

First Semester

  • SON 1313 Introduction to Cross-Sectional Anatomy III - 1 cr.
  • SON 2111 Abdominal Sonography I - 3 cr.
  • SON 2121 Obstetric and Gynecology in Sonography I - 4 cr.
  • SON 2814 Sonographic Clinical Practicum I* - 3 cr.

Second Semester

  • SON 2112 Abdominal Sonography II - 3 cr.
  • SON 2122 Obstetric and Gynecology in Sonography II - 3 cr.
  • SON 2211 Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation - 3 cr.
  • SON 2211L Sonographic Physics and Instrumentation Laboratory - 1 cr.
  • SON 2824 Sonographic Clinical Practicum II* - 3 cr.

Third Semester

  • SON 2061 Seminar in Sonography - 3 cr.
  • SON 2834 Sonographic Clinical Practicum III* - 3 cr.
This school offers programs in:
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Last updated November 24, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
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2 years
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