Instructional Programs
Diagnostic Medical Sonography

 Course Overview

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program prepares individuals for a career in Diagnostic Ultrasound. This program provides the students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform complex diagnostic ultrasound procedures using high frequency sound waves in the category of abdomen, small parts, neurosonology, obstetrics and gynecology. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible for the registry examinations for certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) and The American Registry of Radiologic Technology Sonography (ARRT). The Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC/DMS). Medical Advisors: Sireesha Y. Reedy, M.D. and Benjamin Y. Wang, M.D. 

Verification of workforce competencies will be provided by the successful completion of DMSO 2366, Practicum (or Field Experience) - Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technician.  

 Special Notes

Students must complete special admissions requirements prior to enrollment in specialized courses:

Specialized Admission Info Guide(PDF)

 

 DMSO Program Degree Plans

For a comprehensive list of required courses refer to the following links:  


DMSO Degree Plan AAS 2015-2016 (PDF) 
  
DMSO Degree Plan Certificate 2015-2016 (PDF)

  
DMSO Course Description 2015-2016 (PDF)


Course Syllabi
 

 Program Information and Accreditation

All files in PDF format


To learn about the program's accreditation, click here for additional information.


For the contact information of JRC-DMS refer to the following link:

Contact Information for JRC-DMS (PDF)


 Program Costs

File on MS Excel Format


To learn about the program's costs, click here for additional information.


 Program Goals 2015-2016

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To learn about the program's goals, click here for additional information.


 Vision, Philosophy and Mission

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To learn about the program's vision, philosophy and mission, click here to for additional information.


 District Wide Coordinator

Nora Balderas

Rio Grande Campus

Tel: (915)-831-4108 (office)

       (915)-831-4141 (lab) TR only

Lab Room: H158

Email: nbalder2@epcc.edu

 Clinical Information

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To learn about the program's clinicals, click here for additional information.

 Program Effectiveness Data

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For the DMSO Program outcomes Annual Report 2013, click here for additional information.

 

For the DMSO Program outcomes Annual Report 2012, click here for additional information.

 

For the DMSO Program outcomes Annual Report 2011, click here for additional information.

 

For the DMSO Program outcomes Annual Report 2010, click here for additional information.

 

For the DMSO Program outcomes Annual Report 2009, click here for additional information.

 Student Learning Outcomes

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The DMSO program assesses the student learning outcomes (SLO) periodically.   

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 Brochures and Flyers

To learn more about the opportunities the program offers refer to the following links:


Brochure (PDF)


Flyer (JPG)


 Faculty

Nora BalderasUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Diagnostic Medical SonographyRG(915)-831-4108norab@epcc.edu
Eloy TinajeroUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Diagnostic Medical SonographyRG(915)-831-4141etinaje3@epcc.edu
Joseph Swenson (PT Faculty)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Diagnostic Medical SonographyRG(915)-831-4141jswenson@epcc.edu 
Mary Helen Perez (PT Faculty)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Diagnostic Medical SonographyRG(915)-831-4141mpere134@epcc.edu
Kelli Banister (PT Faculty)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Diagnostic Medical SonographyRG(915)-831-4141kbaniste@epcc.edu 
Delmarie Colmenero (PT Faculty)Use SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Diagnostic Medical SonographyRG(915)-831-4141dcolmene@epcc.edu