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SONOG 255 Clinical Experience IV

Units: 9

Hours: 512 hours LAB

Prerequisite: SONOG 235 with a grade of "C" or better

Corequisite: SONOG 250

Enrollment Limitation:

This course is only available to students who have been accepted into the most recent cohort and who remain in good standing within the DMS program. This course is graded “P/NP”, and students must earn a grade of “P” in this course to remain in the DMS program. Enrollment in all clinical experience courses requires all of the following:
1) successful completion of the ARDMS Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI) exam;
2) must have obtained an approved clinical placement assigned by the CRC DMS program coordinator; and
3) must be enrolled in all co-requisite courses.

This course is the final directed practice study course in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. The course incorporates all areas of study including the abdomen, OB/GYN, vascular, superficial and small parts scanning. The student will be able to perform advanced sonographic examinations in a healthcare facility according to the protocols and criteria established by the CRC DMS program. Students will complete all final program competency evaluations and demonstrate the ability to perform all required examinations, including the ability to scan independently, under the direction of the assigned primary clinical site preceptor(s). This course is graded “Pass/No Pass”, and students must achieve a "Pass" to remain in the DMS program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

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