To provide the didactic education and clinical skills to enable the graduate to perform the duties and responsibilities of an entry-level medical sonographer in the categories of abdominal and obstetrical ultrasound. Upon completion, the student will be eligible for an entry-level position as a Diagnostic Medical Ultrasonographer in a health care facility, imaging center, hospital or physician's office. The training also includes Clinical Medical Assisting, which makes the graduate eligible for entry level employment as a Sonographer, Medical Assistant (Clinical) and Sonographer Assistant. Certified Medical Assistant Exam through the Certifying Board for Medical Assistant is an option. The ARDMS requirements are discussed during the orientation session at the school.
In 2017, CCSCE added a branch location in Coalinga, California, allowing students to travel less during their training.
- Length of Program: 18 months
- Total Quarter Credit Hours: 106
- Taught at the San Luis Obispo CA and Coalinga, CA branches
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