Sonography uses high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to provide crucial medical insights. ACC’s Sonography Program specialties provides you with extensive classroom instruction, hands-on skills education in an ultrasound scanning lab, and work-based experience through clinical rotations in area healthcare facilities.
Please note that the ACC Sonography Program has two specialty tracks with each track consisting of two awards: AAS in Diagnostic Medical or Cardiac Sonography AND and ATC (Advanced Technical Certificate Level 4) in Diagnostic Medical Vascular or Cardio-Vascular Sonography. All students must complete both awards to complete their chose Sonography Program.
The ACC Sonography Program specialties (DMS, DCS, and the ESC-VT) are each accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; phone 727-210-2350; fax: 727-210-2354; www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (6201 University Blvd., Suite 500, Ellicott City, MD; 443-973-3251 (www.jrcdms.org).
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