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Sonographers are taught to work independently and to operate highly technical ultrasound equipment to acquire sonographic images. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers use high frequency sound waves to produce images and data that assist health care professionals diagnose various disease and disease processes. Physicians depend on the sonographer's assistance with interpretation of the images to evaluate many body parts and structures, especially of the abdomen and pelvis.
Graduates of the program are eligible to write the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Examination as well as the Abdomen, and Obstetrics and Gynecology specialty exams.
The following qualifiers must be met for the student to apply to the program
The Ferris State University DMS Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - www.caahep.org upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs
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