Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S.

Mission


To prepare competent entry-level general sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.


Educational Objectives


  • Employ diagnostic sonographic imaging techniques, critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, and professional judgment.
  • Effectively apply ergonomically correct scanning techniques.
  • Successfully complete nationally recognized credential examinations.
  • Develop a dedication to independent life-long learning and professional contribution .

Program Student Learning Outcomes


  • Effective oral, visual, and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work effectively in teams.
  • The ability to provide basic patient care and comfort while utilizing ethical, professionalism and HIPAA guidelines.
  • Knowledge and understanding of human gross and sectional anatomy relative to normal and abnormal sonographic imaging.
  • Knowledge and understanding of human physiology, pathology and pathophysiology.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ultrasound physical principles and instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of sonographic biological effects, proper application of sonographic instrumentation relative to imaging and image quality.
  • Appropriate ergonomic scanning applications.
  • An understanding of diverse cultural and humanistic traditions in the global society.

Summary of Student Learning Outcomes


During the 2016-17 academic year, the Medical Imaging Technology faculty formally assessed the student learning outcomes summarized in the annual program assessment report. Additional details can be found in department assessment records.


Curriculum Map


The curriculum map for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program can be found on the catalog web page on the Oregon Tech website, www.oit.edu/catalog.


Annual Program Assessment Reports

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2016-17 Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF1.15 MB Download
2015-16 Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF519.84 KB Download
2014-15 Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF311.71 KB Download
2013-14 Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF281.21 KB Download
2011-12 Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF251.63 KB Download
2012-13 Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF347.18 KB Download
2007-08 Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF64.28 KB Download
2010-11 Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF231.19 KB Download
2008-09 Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF77.11 KB Download
2009-10 Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF78.38 KB Download

Assessment Coordinator


Robyn Cole

Robyn Cole, Associate Professor

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