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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Mandatory Requirement: Diagnostic Medical Sonography Information Session

If you are applying to Brookdale’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, you must attend this session. You will learn about the program, prerequisite requirements, admission application process, required documentation, and accessing forms online. The deadline to apply for admittance to the program is Friday, July 21, 2017. Also, learn about the job of a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer and whether it is a career you wish to pursue. Meet the program director and faculty. Enrollment in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is limited and admission is competitive. The program starts September 7, 2017.

Registration is required for this no-cost session
Wed, July 12, 2017 6-7:30 Code: XMEDG 240


Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Mandatory Requirement: attend Diagnostic Medical Sonography Information Session

This entry-level Diagnostic Medical Sonography training program is a full-time (12 month) training program. The program consist of 292 lecture hours, 45 lab hours and 1136 hours of clinical application. The program is designed to prepare qualified individuals to operate Diagnostic Medical Sonography equipment safely and competently to produce Diagnostic Ultrasound images.

Areas Of Study: Patient care, professional development, cross sectional anatomy, normal and abnormal abdominal and pelvic anatomy, obstetrics, and proper scanning techniques.

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in Sonography (ARRT) certification exam. Upon passing the ARRT, students are eligible to sit for the ARDMS.

Prerequisites (Instructions to access prerequisite forms will be mailed to you upon registration. Some forms are required prior to clinical):

  • Minimum of Associate Degree (any discipline)
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology I & II
  • Copy of malpractice insurance fact sheet
  • Healthcare Provider CPR
  • Physical exam, documentation of immunizations, 2-step PPD, hepatitis B Series, and Flu vaccine waiver
  • Copy of clear criminal background check.

Recommended: Physics in Life (PHYS 108) or Radiology Physics

Note: Textbooks required. Clinical assignments are individually scheduled at hospitals or outpatient facilities. Classes held on Thursdays and Fridays at the Brookdale Freehold Campus and the lab/clinical practicum is held Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The deadline to apply for admittance to the program is Friday, July 21, 2017.

Mandatory Orientation: Wed, Sep 6, 10 am-1 pm
Class/Lab/Clinical: Mon-Fri, Sep 7, 2017-Aug 17, 2018, 8 am-4:30 pm (no class on Nov 23 & 24,
Dec 25-Jan 1, Jan 15, Mar 26-30, May 28, Jul 4) • Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $9095 plus textbooks (approx. $1000, uniform, exam fees, and transportation), XMEDR 009

Financial Aid is available for this program if you qualify. If you are applying for financial aid, you must first call 732-224-2685.


Scanning Refresher

This refresher course is designed for current students and recent DMS graduates. This course will offer students and graduates an additional opportunity to enhance and build on their clinical skills. If you are preparing for a job interview, feel you need extra practice, or want to build your skill set this course is designed with you in mind. You will utilize the Sonography lab and work at your own pace.

Students must have completed a Sonography Program – provide proof of certificate at registration. Only exception: Brookdale students who want extra scan time. For questions and additional information email Kim Poss at KimberlyPoss@comcast.net

Mon, Sep 11-Oct 30, 4-7 pm
Fee and Code: $285, XMEDR 010


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