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Mandatory Information Session

If you are applying to Brookdale’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, you must attend one of these information sessions or contact Scott Shanes at sshanes@brookdalecc.edu. 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 Monday, July 15, 2019. 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 early September 2019.

SOLD OUT Wed, Jun 19, 2019, 6-7:30 pm, Freehold Campus – Room 103

For more information about the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, please send an email to the following address: cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu


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 consists of 535 lecture & 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 and drug screening

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

Note: Textbooks required. Clinical assignments are individually scheduled at hospitals or outpatient facilities.
The deadline to apply for admittance to the program is Monday, July 15th, 2019.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 8:00am – 11:00am
Class/Clinical/Lab: Mon-Fri, Sep 5 – Aug 14, 2020, 8:00am – 4:30pm, Freehold Campus
(No class Nov 28 & 29, Dec 23-31, Jan 1, Jan 20, Apr 20-24, & May 25)
Fee and Code: $9995, XMEDR 009
Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

No online registration available.

For further information contact 732-224-2007 or email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu.

Financial Aid is available for this program if you qualify. If you are applying for financial aid, you must first call 732-224-2302.


Scanning Refresher

Pat Walker, BA, ARDMS, RVT

This refresher course is designed for current Brookdale students and recent Diagnostic Medical Sonography graduates. The 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. For questions and additional information email: cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu.

Non-Brookdale students: Documentation of ultrasound program completion required prior to class start.

Will return in the Spring of 2020
Fee and Code: $285, XMEDR 010
Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

No online registration available.

For further information contact 732-224-2007 or email cpshealthcare@brookdalecc.edu.

 


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