2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 24, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Abdominal/OB/Gyn (DMS), AAS

It is the goal of the Southeast Tech DMS program to prepare competent entry-level general (Abdominal/OB/Gyn) sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Abdominal/OB/Gyn (DMS), a student will be able to:

Technical Skills

  • Optimize sonographic images using sonographic physics principles, including multi-dimensional imaging and Doppler techniques, in order to obtain
    accurate diagnostic data.
  • Safely operate sonographic equipment and implement corrective actions as needed.

Problem Solving / Critical Thinking

  • Accurately recognize the sonographic appearance of normal and variant abdominal, superficial, obstetrical, and gynecological anatomy.
  • Recognize pathology and correlate related physiology to acquire sonographic images and information for diagnostic interpretation.


  • Defend and maintain ethical health care standards related to HIPAA.
  • Interact within diverse situations and cultures with dignity, respect, and compassion.


  • Articulate patient data necessary to provide optimal patient assessment, diagnoses, and care.