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Biomedical Sciences - Diagnostic Medical Sonography

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

48 months
Duration
21168 USD/year
21168 USD/year
9598 USD/year
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About

The Biomedical Sciences - Diagnostic Medical Sonography program of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is a rigorous four-year undergraduate program that requires completing four or more semesters of preclinical course work to prepare for the two-year professional and clinical training.

Overview

In the Biomedical Sciences - Diagnostic Medical Sonography program of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee students choose between two clinical tracks:

  • General/vascular sonography
  • Echocardiography/vascular sonography

The Role of the Sonographer

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) provides the following occupational and job descriptions for diagnostic medical songraphy:

Occupational Description

The diagnostic medical sonographer provides patient services using medical ultrasound (high-frequency sound waves that produce images of internal structures). Working under the supervision of a physician responsible for the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures, the sonographer helps gather sonographic data to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases, as well as monitor fetal development.

Job Description

The diagnostic medical sonographer provides patient services in a variety of medical settings where the physician is responsible for the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures.

In assisting physicians in gathering sonographic data, the diagnostic medical sonographer, is able to:

  • Obtain, review, and integrate pertinent patient history and supporting clinical data to facilitate optimum diagnostic results.
  • Perform appropriate procedures and record anatomical, pathological and/or physiological data for interpretation by a physician.
  • Record and process sonographic data and other pertinent observations made during the procedure for presentation to the interpreting physician.
  • Exercise discretion and judgment in the performance of sonographic services.
  • Provide patient education related to medical ultrasound.
  • Promote principles of good health.

You can work at…

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Physician’s offices
  • Medical laboratories
  • Diagnostic laboratories
  • Public health facilities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Diagnostic Medicine
  • Chemical Science
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Language of Medicine
  • Pathophysiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

128 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • $25 Application Fee
  • Evidence of English Proficiency
  • Submit original or officially-certified copies of academic records for all secondary education (high school). You must also submit academic records from all post-secondary (university or college) education, whether or not the program was completed
  • Although not required for most students, if you have taken the ACT/SAT we encourage you to submit the scores as it can enhance your ability to get a scholarship and will increase your English placement options upon arrival

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21168 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21168 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9598 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9598 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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