Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S.


Accreditation


Oregon Institute of Technology is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, 8060 165th Ave. NE, Suite 100, Redmond, WA 98052-3981, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Echocardiography and Vascular Technology programs are programmatically accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon review of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).

Echocardiography - Goal and Mission Statement

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

Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Goal and Mission Statement

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

Vascular Technology - Goal and Mission Statement

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


Program Mission


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


Program 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.


Program 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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2017-18 Diagnostic Medical Sonography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF284.17 KB Download
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


Robyn Cole

Robyn Cole, Assessment Coordinator

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