2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jan 19, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Vascular Sonography, AAS

It is the goal of the Southeast Tech Vascular Sonography program to prepare competent entry-level Vascular Sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Vascular Sonography, a student will be able to:

Science and Technology
  • Recognize the sonographic appearance of vascular anatomy and surrounding structures.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the physic principles that apply to Sonography.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate use of sonographic equipment, including multi-dimensional imaging and Doppler techniques to obtain diagnostic data.
Problem Solving / Critical Thinking
  • Recognize pathology and understand related physiology to acquire images and information for diagnostic interpretation.
  • Modify exam protocols based on pathology and/or physiology variations.
  • Safely operate, troubleshoot problems, and implement corrective action on sonographic equipment.
  • Uphold ethical health care standards related to HIPAA.
  • Interact within diverse situations and cultures with dignity, respect, and compassion.
  • Remain current in all aspects of sonographic technology by maintaining credentials, participating in professional organizations and continuing education to promote life-long learning.
  • Recognize image quality and articulate patient data necessary to provide interpreting physician with appropriate information for accurate diagnoses.
  • Effectively collaborate with health team members to provide optimal patient assessment, diagnoses, and care.