|Faculty:||School of Health and Community Studies (Ottawa)
|Field of Study:||Diag. Med. Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
|Description:||This two-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program, delivered over 62 weeks provides students with the essential knowledge and technical skills required to produce sonographic images and carry out diagnostic procedures in the role of a Canadian and/or American Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. Working independently and in collaboration with healthcare team members, diagnostic medical sonographers capture and analyze a variety of complex sonographic images to assist physicians in the diagnosis and management of multiple system disorders.
Through theoretical courses, simulation, laboratory practice and extensive clinical experiences, students acquire the ability to produce quality images of internal structures, such as abdominal and pelvic organs, superficial structures, fetal imaging, carotid arteries and lower extremity venous imaging of the human body. Students apply principles of health and safety, as well as quality assurance for safe and proper use of ultrasound in the clinical setting and develop critical thinking and problem solving skills to adapt theoretical knowledge to clinical practice. Students work within an inter-professional healthcare team to deliver safe patient assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic skills consistent with best practice standards for diagnostic medical ultrasound.
|Cost per year:*||
Domestic tuition/ancillary fees: $6,245.74. International tuition/ancillary Fees: $14,195.74.