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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Perform medical procedures, such as administering oxygen, inserting and removing airways, taking vital signs, or giving emergency treatment, such as first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Perform clerical duties, such as scheduling exams or special procedures, keeping records, or archiving computerized images.
Clean, check, and maintain sonographic equipment, submitting maintenance requests or performing minor repairs as necessary.
Supervise or train students or other medical sonographers.
Perform legal and ethical duties, including preparing safety or accident reports, obtaining written consent from patient to perform invasive procedures, or reporting symptoms of abuse or neglect.
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Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Washburn University Topeka Public MEDICAL IMAGING Bachelor Degree - BHS 120
Washburn University Topeka Public DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 34
Labette Community College Parsons Public DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 56
Labette Community College Parsons Public DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 32
Fort Hays State University Hays Public MEDICAL DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING Bachelor Degree - BS 120
University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City Public DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGY Postsecondary award/certificate/diploma(>= 2 And <4 years) - CUT 65