Hill College

Sonography

At this time Hill College is not offering the Diagnostic Medical Sonography.  Hill College is actively seeking a qualified instructor.

Please continue to check the website for any updates.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

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

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    
  • Clinical

DEGREE OPTIONS

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY
Associate in Applied Science
72 credit hours

VASCULAR TECHNOLOGY
Enhanced Skills Certificate
12 credit hours

CONTACT INFORMATION
(817) 760-5921

COURSE SYLLABUS
AAS Curriculum
Vascular_Technology
Certificate