Cardiovascular Technicians are sometimes referred to as Echocardiographers, Echo Technologists, or Cardiac sonographers. The primary responsibility of an echo tech is to gather data that can be used by a physician to diagnose heart diseases.
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is designed to prepare the student, through quality lecture, laboratory, and clinical externship in the theoretical knowledge, and skills, required to work in the medical field as an entry-level general sonographer.
The structure of this course combines introduction to medical/patient care skills, physics, math, medical terminology, human anatomy, cross sectional anatomy, theory, laboratory, computer skills. and a clinical externship.
Radiologic technologists play an essential role in the healthcare field, working alongside other healthcare professionals to provide accurate and timely diagnostic imaging services to patients. By producing detailed images of the inside of a patient's body, radiologic technologists help doctors and other healthcare providers identify the source of a patient's symptoms, make informed treatment decisions, and monitor the progress of a patient's recovery.
Studying to become a Nuclear Medicine Technologist involves learning about human anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and diagnostic imaging procedures, as well as developing the technical skills necessary to operate imaging equipment and maintain patient safety. Our program further provides students this essential knowledge and skill to ensure the graduate's future patients receive high-quality imaging services and that healthcare providers have the information they need to provide the best possible care to their patients.
The Computed Tomography program meets the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist ("ARRT") requirements for graduates pursuing an ARRT certification. The program is designed to prepare students to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to operate diagnostic imaging equipment and produce high-quality medical images that can help healthcare providers diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions.
Studying to obtain your certification as a Mammography Technician requires previous certifications in primary imaging modalities such as Radiologic Technologist or Nuclear Medicine Technologist. After completing a field-related program and obtaining your license. The CT program will further provide students this essential knowledge and skill to ensure the graduate's future patients receive high-quality imaging services and that healthcare providers have the information they need to provide the best possible care to their patients.
This is a California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Approved Hemodialysis Training Program. The course is intended for students who want to pursue a career in the Hemodialysis field.
The HVAC-R program is designed to thoroughly prepare the student, through quality lecture for the theoretical knowledge. Students also learn the skills and responsibilities required to work as a HVAC-R Technician through laboratory practice. Graduates will be able to perfrom appropriate troubleshooting and repair of Heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and ultimately qualify to sit for the EPA 608 Certificaiton.