If you have an aptitude for intellectually and technically challenging work and want a health career with high patient contact, consider becoming a diagnostic medical sonographer. El Centro College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program is recognized both locally and nationally for its outstanding faculty and exemplary clinical rotations.
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Students attend classroom sessions and get practical experience in the ultrasound scanning lab and through clinical rotations in area hospitals and other health care facilities. You'll get to use a wide variety of ultrasound equipment in clinical rotations, which include a 300-plus-bed hospital, a 100-to-200-bed hospital, a children's hospital as well as an obstetric and vascular specialty rotation.
“When I attended the program, I knew that I wanted to be in health care but could not have imagined the impact I would be able to have in communities that are typically underserved by ultrasound. I oversee more than 8,000 scans a year while my company serves more than 40 providers. None of this would have been possible without my educational foundation at El Centro College.”
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This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible.
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