The mission of the Cardiac Sonography Program is to provide each student with quality educational experiences, which will prepare them to readily make the transition from student to competent entry level Cardiac Sonographer.

By the end of the program, the student will...

  1. Apply patient care methods appropriate to an entry?level sonographer.
  2. Apply mathematical computations in echo/Doppler measurements.
  3. Analyze human gross and sectional anatomy.
  4. Exercise appropriate judgment of machine instrumentation and the use of electronic controls in the optimization of the EKG trace or ultrasound image.
  5. Apply the principles of acoustical physics and Doppler ultrasound theory to the ultrasound exam.
  6. Demonstrate professional and ethical judgment inherent in health care.
  7. Integrate pertinent patient history and supporting clinical data and observations made during the procedure for presentations to the interpreting physician.
  8. Recognize cardiac pathology and exercise appropriate judgment in obtaining ultrasound images for the interpreting physician.
  9. Explore current technologies related to the field of cardiac sonography.
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I chose Baker because they had such a detailed laid out plan for me. It got me working as a nurse and their goal is to see everyone off and working. Baker faculty are very prepared professionals. I felt like they set me up for success.

- Leslie Aldrich, Nurse & Baker Grad
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