At this time Hill College is not offering the Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Hill College is actively seeking a qualified instructor.
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- Hands-on training
- Program offered in Cleburne and Hillsboro
- Associate degree and optional enhanced skills certificate available
The Hill College Medical Diagnostic Sonography/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
DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY
Associate in Applied Science
72 credit hours
Enhanced Skills Certificate
12 credit hours