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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Pre-requisite

Pre-requisite

 

Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) Program Prerequisite Information:

The next available DMS program will begin in the Summer of 2019.

Applications for the 2019 program will be available in the Spring of 2019. 

Enrollment Eligibility

  • Associate degree in Science, human health preferred, or higher from a regionally accredited U.S. college.
  • A minimum of 800 hours of direct patient care experience.
  • Completion of the following prerequisites or equivalent courses with a grade of “B” or better:   

 

Number

Courses

Units

MATH 120

Intermediate Algebra (or equivalent)

5

COMM 321

Interpersonal Communication*

3

BIOL 430

Anatomy & Physiology

5

BIOL 431

Anatomy & Physiology

5

AH 110

Medical Language for Health-Care Providers

3

AH 120

Human Disease**

3

PHYS 310

Conceptual Physics

3

*Speech or Group Communication would also qualify
**Pathophysiology or Human Pathology is also accepted

  • Compliance with technical standards
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certified (can be delayed until program acceptance)
  • Pass a background check and drug screen check
  • Proof of immunization as required by the clinical practice sites, (after program acceptance)  

The common immunizations are:  (must be kept up to date for the full 2 years)

A negative result on the TB skin/chest x-ray test,

Tetanus,

Diphtheria,

Pertussis

Rubella,            

Rubeola,

Varicella (or has positive titers),

Hepatitis B Series

Influenza