Hill College

Echocardiography

CAAHEP accreditation

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Essential and Technical Standards

Clinical Manual Student Handbook




 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Julie Britain,
BS, RDCS, RCS
Program Director
(817) 760-5936
jbritain@hillcollege.edu  Office Hours

Administritive Support, Health Science
Julie Britton
(817) 760-5921
jbritton@hillcollege.edu  Office Hours

Syllabus

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hands-on training
  • Program offered in Cleburne
  • Associate degree and optional enhanced skills certificate available

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Hill College Echocardiography Program is a two-year course of study leading to  an associate of applied science degree in Echocardiography Technology. It prepares a student to enter the workforce as an echocardiography technician producing echocardiograms.

An echocardiogram is a painless, noninvasive procedure using ultrasound waves to create pictures and take measurements of the inside of a person’s heart.

The Hill College program is comprehensive through the teaching of scanning skills, pathophysiology, cardiovascular pharmacology and all the skills and knowledge necessary to become a registered cardiac sonographer.

The program also includes more than 900 hours of clinical work performed at hospitals and clinics.

SAMPLING OF CLASSES

  • Basic Ultrasound Physics
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • Principles of Adult Echocardiography
  • Echocardiographic Evaluation of Pathology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Diagnostic Electrocardiography
  • Advanced Echocardiography    
  • Clinical

DEGREE OPTIONS

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
Associate in Applied Science
60 credit hours

VASCULAR TECHNOLOGY (optional)
Enhanced Skills Certificate
12 credit hours

View the Echocardiography/Sonography Handbook.

Sonography - Echocardiography Faculty

Dean of Instruction, Health Science, Biology and Physical Education
Lori Moseley, MSN, RN, (254) 659-7921 or (817) 760-5920, lmoseley@hillcollege.edu, Office Hours

Faculty
Julie Britain, RDCS, (817) 760-5936, jbritain@hillcollege.edu, Office Hours

Echocardiography Lab support
Darla Whitehead, dwhitehead@hillcollege.edu

Faculty Support
Julie Britton, (817) 760-5921, jbritton@hillcollege.edu, Office Hours
Teresa Palinkas, (254) 659-7920, tpalinkas@hillcollege.edu, Office Hours