2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook 
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2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Vascular Ultrasound Technology, AAS

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Vascular Technologists perform various diagnostic medical procedures through the use of high frequency sound waves to produce dynamic visual images of organs, tissues, or blood flow inside the body that are used by physicians to make a medical diagnosis. Evaluation and analysis of the hemodynamics (blood flow) of peripheral and abdominal blood vessels will be evaluated through the use of high-tech, non-imaging and imaging instrumentation. The Vascular Technologist must be able to obtain accurate patient history, perform high-tech diagnostic procedures, analyze technical information and summarize technical findings to the physician, provide quality patient care and collaborating with physicians and other members of the health team.

Clinical Affiliation: Students will be placed in a clinical affiliation for 7 months in medical centers throughout the United States. If a student does not complete specialty cardiovascular classes in three consecutive semesters, faculty and administration will determine whether courses must be repeated before enrolling in clinical internship.

Background check and drug screenings are required for this program.

Please see the Cardiovascular Policy Handbook  and the Health Student Handbook  for additional/adjusted rules, regulations and policies regarding the Cardiac, Invasive and Vascular programs.

SSS 100 Student Success (This class will be required of students who are not transferring in 9 college credits from an accredited institution.)

  • Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL ) (Students can either purchase a laptop on their own or purchase one from the Southeast Tech Support Center.)

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Program Curriculum - Total Credits: 99 or 101

Prerequisites to Vascular Ultrasound

Summer Semester

Additional Information

Requirements: Achievement of a grade of “C” or higher for Prerequisites to Prerequisites to Vascular Ultrasound (CHEM, PHYS and MATH) SSS, HC, CV and CVP courses.

Clinical placement by Program Chair.

Registry Requirement: In order to maintain CAAHEP accreditation, all Cardiovascular graduates must take a registry examination at the earliest possible date after completion of the Cardiovascular program.

Students entering a program in any semester other than outlined may not graduate in the expected amount of time.

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