Echocardiography 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 adult cardiac sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains


Program Educational Objectives


  • The program prepares students to utilize diagnostic techniques, sound judgment and good decision making to provide patient services.
  • The program communicates the importance of becoming credentialed in the profession of echocardiography.
  • The program prepares students who think critically, communicate effectively and exemplify professional ethics.
  • The program conveys the importance of becoming lifelong learners and responsible citizens

Program Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in oral, written and visual forms.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in teams.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to provide basic patient care and comfort.
  4. Employ professional judgment, discretion and ethics.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of human gross anatomy, sectional anatomy, and normal and abnormal cardiovascular anatomy.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of cardiovascular physiology, pathology, and pathophysiology.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of cardiovascular physical principles and instrumentation.
  8. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of clinical echocardiographic diagnostic procedures and testing.
  9. Demonstrate an understanding of diverse cultural and humanistic traditions in the global society.

Summary of Program Student Learning Outcomes


During the 2016-17 academic year, the Echocardiography 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 Echocardiography 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 Echocardiography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF451.42 KB Download
2016-17 Echocardiography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF312.31 KB Download
2015-16 Echocardiography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF660.08 KB Download
2014-15 Echocardiography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF108.87 KB Download
2013-14 Echocardiography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF264.92 KB Download
2012-13 Echocardiography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF462.74 KB Download
2011-12 Echocardiography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF313.47 KB Download
2010-11 Echocardiography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF219.50 KB Download
2009-10 Echocardiography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF47.60 KB Download
2008-09 Echocardiography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF45.11 KB Download
2007-08 Echocardiography B.S. Assessment ReportPDF28.72 KB Download


Barry Canaday

Barry Canaday, Assessment Coordinator

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