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2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Diagnostic Medical Sonography, AAS


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(AAS-DMS)

Program Description:


Medical Sonography, a one year certificate program with an associate of applied science degree option, prepares the graduate to provide patient services in a variety of medical settings directed by a physician responsible for the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures. The graduate provides services utilizing high- frequency sound waves that produce images of internal structures, assists in gathering sonographic data to diagnose a variety of conditions and disease, and also to monitor fetal development. Major areas of emphasis in the curriculum include abdominal, obstetrics/gynecology, and ultrasound physics. All students entering the DMS program must be ARRT registered. Students completing the program will be eligible to take the ARDMS registry and the Sonography Certification of the ARRT.

The Hinds Community College Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Committee for Educational Programs for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

CAAHEP Contact Information:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

JCR-DMS Contact Information:
Joint  Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
2025 Woodlane Drive
St. Paul, MN  55125-2998
Phone:  651-731-1582
Fax:  651-731-0410
www.jrcdms.org

Campus Locations:


Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center 601.376.4810

Summer Session


Total: 8 SH


**Additional Graduation Requirement: Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take LLS 1312 /RST 1312 /RSV 1312 - Orientation  course in order to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.

2nd Year


Total: 18 SH


**Additional Graduation Requirement: Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take LLS 1312 /RST 1312 /RSV 1312 - Orientation  course in order to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.

Completion Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree 72 SH



Progression Requirement: All required courses must be completed with a “C” or above.

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