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Do you want to enter the field of sonography with a heart? Would you like to learn how to use sophisticated and highly technical equipment? A career as a Cardiac Sonographer could be a great choice for you!
The Cardiac Sonography Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree Program at High Desert Medical College (HDMC) is a great way to get trained. HDMC will prepare you to enter your cardiac sonography career with a program involving classroom theory, lab procedures, externship and online learning for general education requirements.
High Desert Medical College utilizes SonoSim technology in our Ultrasound Technician programs. The SonoSim Ultrasound Training Solution offers state-of-the-art educational modules that complement students’ training by providing remote hands-on ultrasound training, real-patient scanning cases and pathologies, didactic instruction, and assessment.
The Cardiac Sonographer plays a key role in today’s modern diagnosis and treatment team of Cardiac disorders. Graduates of HDMC's AAS degree program will be prepared to pursue positions in imaging centers, physician’s offices, clinics, mobile units, or hospitals that do not require a certification to be employed.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects increasing growth in this field as sonography becomes an increasingly attractive alternative to radiological procedures. The BLS projects employment of medical sonographers, cardiovascular technologists and technicians will grow at a rate of 10% annually through 2031, faster than average for all occupations.