Ultrasound/Vascular Technician» email this

PROGRAM DETAILS

Course Length:

Instructional Hours - 2172, Total Clock Hours - 2399, 76 weeks ~ 105 quarter credit hours

Program Starts:

Classes start every eight weeks.  

START DATES CALL 714-418-9100

Tuition & Fees:  $33,656

The Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound/Vascular Technology program: is an 18 month course of study with three components: didactic, laboratory & internship. The didactic and laboratory portions average twenty-four (24) hours per week. Upon placement in a clinical internship, the student is required to commit to a maximum of forty (40) hours per week. All internships require a commitment of day, evening and/or weekends. (a non-CAAHEP program)

The program will cover the ultrasound technology, vascular technology, anatomy & physiology, pathology, scanning protocols, ultrasound physics, medical ethics, medical terminology and patient care. The predominant didactic scope of the program is in abdomen, obstetrics and gynecology, small parts, vascular evaluations, abdominal Doppler of vascular & abdominal structures, venous & arterial imaging and evaluation.

Educational Goals & Objectives:

To provide students with didactic, laboratory and clinical training necessary to obtain employment in the field of Ultrasound. Ultrasound Technologists and Sonographers are frequently required to perform vascular procedures as part of their caseload. Students completing the ultrasound/vascular technology course will be able to perform various procedures related to diagnostic ultrasound and vascular technology.

Post-Graduate National Registry Examination:

Graduates will be able to sit for the national registry examinations in general ultrasound and/or vascular technology after meeting prerequisite requirements listed on the ultrasound registry website:

  • 12 months post-graduate employment
  • 12 continuing education credits in ultrasound
  • A letter of verification of hours from employer

Students will be able to take the ultrasound registry physics and instrumentation examination after successful completion of the program. See the ARDMS web-site for more information.

Employment Opportunities:

Graduates of the Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound/Vascular Technologist program will be able to obtain entry-level employment as either an Ultrasound or Vascular Technologist. Employment opportunities will be found in medical centers, hospitals, imaging centers, mobile or portable companies, or the ultrasound registry. Graduate employment opportunities also exist in ultrasound departments that require SONOGRAPHERS performing diagnostic procedures to be cross-trained in Vascular Technology.

Ultrasound/Vascular Program» email this

Program Outline

DOT Code: 078364-010     CIP Code: 51.0910     SOC Code: 29-2032     SOC/OC/CA:  29-2799 

MODULE I = (8 WEEKS)        
    ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY - QCH 3.00
    MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY - QCH 5.00
    COLLEGE MATHEMATICS - QCH 3.00
    PATIENT CARE & HANDLING - QCH 1.50 

MODULE II = (8 WEEKS)       
    ABDOMEN 100 - QCH 3.00
    OB/GYN 101 - QCH 5.00
    SCANNING LAB 103 - QCH 3.50

MODULE III = (8 WEEKS)       
    ABDOMEN 200 - QCH 2.50
    OB/GYN 201 - QCH 4.00
    SCANNING LAB 203 - QCH 3.50

MODULE IV = (8 WEEKS)       
    ABDOMEN 300 - QCH 2.50
    OB/GYN 301 - QCH 4.00
    SCANNING LAB 303 - QCH 3.50

MODULE V = (8 WEEKS)       
    OB/GYN 401 - QCH 2.50
    PHYSICS 202 - QCH 2.50
    SCANNING LAB 403 - QCH 3.50

MODULE VI = (8 WEEKS)       
    CLINICAL I - QCH 9.50
    PHYSICS 302  - QCH 1.00
    PHYSICS 402 - QCH 0.50

 MODULE VII = (8 WEEKS)       
   CLINICAL II - 256 CLOCK HRS - QCH 9.50
   VASCULAR 500 - QCH 2.00
   SCANNING LAB 700 - QCH 1.50

MODULE VIII = (8 WEEKS)       
    CLINICAL III - 256 CLOCK HRS - QCH 9.50
    VASCULAR 501 - QCH 2.00
    SCANNING LAB 701 - QCH 1.50

MODULE IX = (8 WEEKS)       
    CLINICAL IV - 256 CLOCK HRS - QCH 9.50
    VASCULAR PHYSICS 600 - QCH 2.00
    SCANNING LAB 702 - QCH 1.50

MODULE X = (4 WEEKS)       
    VASCULAR PHYSICS 601 - QCH 1.00
    SCANNING LAB 703 - QCH 0.50
    CAREER PREPARATION - QCH 1.00

TOTAL: 76 WEEKS/18 MONTHS   (may vary due to holidays)    
 2,172 INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS - 2,399 TOTAL CLOCK HRS - QCH 105.0

 

 

Admission Procedures» email this

Appointments & Walk-ins Welcome!

CALL 714-418-9100

CAMPUS HOURS:  M-TH  8AM TO 5PM  FRIDAY 8AM TO 4PM

Applications are required and should be submitted as soon as possible to start the enrollment process. In addition, a high school diploma, official high school transcript with proof of HS graduation, or GED, and any post-secondary institutions attended by the applicant should be requested & sent directly to the School’s registrar office. Foreign documents must be translated to English prior to submission.

Modern Technology School does not provide visa services or English language services to students. All classes are taught in English.

To be officially enrolled into the school the applicant must:

  • pass an entrance exam
  • be acceptance by a panel-review committee 
  • submit two reference letters
  • supply official HS diploma, transcripts, and/or other such required documents
  • make an appointment with the Financial Department to complete an enrollment agreement

Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be made to the applicant by mail, prior to starting class.

TUITION, FEES, BOOKS AND SUPPLIES
Tuition, Fees, Registration, Books and Supplies are inclusive in the total price of the course. Program costs are listed on the disclosure statement under Financial Aid.

PROGRAM SCHEDULES
Program schedules will be distributed to students at the beginning of the course; and are subject to change. The admissions office will be able to provide information for each program schedule at your first meeting.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Policies and procedures may be amended at any time in accordance with regulations. Call the admissions office at (714) 418-9100 with any questions on our policies and procedures.

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