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Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography – AAS Degree

Programs

Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Associate in Applied Science

Description of program. This can be multiple paragraphs if necessary.

What You Can Do

Sonographers can choose to work in clinics, hospitals, private practice physician offices, public health facilities, laboratories, and other medical settings performing examinations in their areas of specialization. Career advancement opportunities exist in education, administration, research, and in commercial companies as education/application specialists, sales representatives, and technical advisors.

Jobs

Earning Potential

View the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers at Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Modes of Instruction
Learn more about the modes of instruction offered at John A. Logan College.

Program Details

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FALL SEMESTER

ORI 100College 1011
ALH 110Issues in Health and Patient Car3
ENG 101English Composition3
Any IAI MathOR MAT 108 College Algebra3 – 4
10 – 11

SPRING SEMESTER

ALH 112Pathophysiology and Terminology19
PHY 121Technical Physics OR
PHS 105 Physics for Non – Science Majors
3
SOC 133Principles of Sociology OR
PSY 132 General Psychology
3
COM 115Speech OR COM 116 Interpersonal Communications3
12
All of the above coursework must be completed before starting any Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography Specialization

FIRST YEAR – FALL SEMESTER

DMS 104Diagnostic Ultrasound Foundations 23
DMS 202Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology24
DMS 204Cardiac Ultrasound Imaging / Lab26
DMS 206Cardiac Ultrasound Clinic I23
16

FIRST YEAR – SPRING SEMESTER

DMS 200Medical Physics and Instrumentation 5
DMS 224Cardiac Ultrasound Imaging / Lab II 6
DMS 226Cardiac Ultrasound Clinic II6
17

FIRST YEAR – SUMMER SEMESTER

DMS 236Cardiac Ultrasound Clinic III 5
5

SECOND YEAR – FALL SEMESTER

DMS 230Cardiac Seminar 2
DMS 246Cardiac Ultrasound Clinic IV10
12

Total Hours for Degree72

Notes and Information

Students must maintain a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

Students must be certified for healthcare provider CPR at the start of the
program and remain certified throughout the program.

The Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is a minimum of 72 credit hours. Please use our Tuition and Fees page to calculate your approximate cost.

*Students will be responsible for additional classroom materials and tools.

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The John A. Logan Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation of the joint review committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
CAAHEP
9355 – 113th St. N., #7709
Seminole, FL 33775

Program learning outcomes information.

Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography Faculty Contact.

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Karen Kasban

Cardiac DMS Coordinator & Assistant Professor – Adult Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Email: karenkasban@jalc.edu
Phone: (618) 985-2828 Ext. 8622
Office: G219B

  1. BIO 206 is a prerequisite or concurrent enrollment to ALH 112 recommended for Fall Semester. No prior credit will be given for BIO 206 Human Anatomy and Physiology II if this course was completed more than 5 years prior to program admittance or if the earned grade was lower than a “C.” ↩︎
  2. Students not meeting the minimum course requirements for DMS 104, DMS 200, DMS 202, DMS 204, DMS 206, DMS 224, and DMS 226 are required to enroll in 6DMS 230, Skill Enhancement, and 6DMS 232, Skill Enhancement. These courses are not required for graduation from this program and therefore are ineligible for Title IV Financial Aid funding. ↩︎