To provide a highly comprehensive multi-specialty diagnostic medical sonography program to produce competent and compassionate diagnostic medical sonographers and vascular technologists who will have an integral role within a diverse health care team. In concert with the Regis College Mission, the program is dedicated to promoting excellence and education within the profession of diagnostic medical sonography. Upon successful completion of the diagnostic medical sonography program, the students will receive a bachelor’s degree in diagnostic medical sonography and be eligible to sit for national registry exams.
To prepare competent entry-level sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains for the following concentrations abdominal sonography - extended obstetrics and gynecology sonography, vascular sonography.
To provide a highly comprehensive DMS educational program to produce competent and compassionate diagnostic medical sonographers and vascular technologists so they can be part of a diverse health care team.
To promote excellence, education, and lifelong learning within the profession of diagnostic medical sonography.
To serve as a resource for clinical centers in Boston and surrounding areas.
Graduates of the program will be able to:
Demonstrate academic and clinical competency for performing sonographic examinations, diagnostic procedures, and biopsies.
Obtain, review, and integrate patient history and clinical history to facilitate optimum diagnostic results.
Record, analyze and process diagnostic data and other pertinent observations made during the exam for presentation to the interpreting physician.
Employ critical thinking skills to integrate patient history, clinical history, and sonographic findings.
Facilitate communication and education to elicit patient cooperation and understanding of expectations and responds to questions regarding the examination.
Demonstrate effective communication skills with patients and the healthcare team.
Provide compassionate patient care and advocate for patient safety and well-being.