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FEBRUARY 20, 2021: THE 2021 DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND VIDEO STATEMENT SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS HAVE BEEN UPDATED.  PLEASE NOTE THAT WHILE THE 2021 APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE REMAINS 5:00 PM ON MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2021, THE VIDEO SUBMISSION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 5;00 PM ON FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021.

Bellevue College offers an Associate in Arts degree program that provides educational and clinical experience as preparation for employment and national certification as a diagnostic medical sonographer.  Our program has a selective admissions program which includes specific procedures and requirements that differ from other programs. These must be followed closely in order to be considered for the program.

Diagnostic medical sonographers, echocardiographers, and vascular technologists are a highly skilled individuals qualified by academic and clinical experience to provide diagnostic imaging services using ultrasound and related diagnostic techniques. Graduates are eligible to apply for and take the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers’ National Certification examination.

Accreditation:

The Diagnostic Ultrasound Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS). The program has been placed on Probationary Accreditation as of September 18, 2020.  Commission on Accreditation Of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 9355 – 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775  Tel:  (727) 210-2350 Fax: (727) 210-2354

www.caahep.org

Bellevue College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
8060 165th Ave NE, Suite 100
Redmond, WA  98052

Tel:  (425) 558-4224
Fax: (425) 376-0596

Regional accreditation of post secondary institutions is a voluntary, non-governmental, self-regulatory process of quality assurance and institutional improvement.

 

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Sara Skjonsberg answers, “why vascular sonography?”

Sara Skjonsberg answers, "why vascular sonography?"

Why vascular sonography? Sometimes I find myself wondering why vascular ultrasound is the specialty that often gets overlooked. In the fast paced medical environment today vascular ultrasound gets thought of as the specialty that only does carotid and deep venous thrombosis examinations. However vascular ultrasound is so much more than that.  About five years ago ...

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