Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Outcomes

Mission Statement

The mission of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is to develop competent, entry-level sonographers who promote excellence and integrity in patient care by demonstrating professional proficiency and currency in skills through a commitment of life-long learning.

Program Outcomes

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program strives to help students view themselves as integral members of a healthcare team whose function is to collectively provide the highest quality patient care achievable.  Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is committed to preparing competent entry-level general sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Apply effective oral, visual, and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of human sectional anatomy relative to normal and abnormal sonographic imaging.
  • Apply ultrasound principles and instrumentation relative to imaging and image quality.
  • Demonstrate appropriate ergonomic scanning applications.
  • Demonstrate the ability to provide patient care while following ethical standards, HIPAA guidelines, and maintaining professionalism.
  • Recognize and use resources to enhance self-development and professional growth.