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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Decide which images to include, looking for differences between healthy and pathological areas.
Determine whether scope of exam should be extended, based on findings.
Load and unload film cassettes used to record images from procedures.
Maintain stock and supplies, preparing supplies for special examinations and ordering supplies when necessary.
Observe and care for patients throughout examinations to ensure their safety and comfort.
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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
Labette Community College Parsons Public DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 56
Washburn University Topeka Public MEDICAL IMAGING Bachelor Degree - BHS 120
Washburn University Topeka Public DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 37
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