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High School Biology……………… BIO 102
High School Chemistry…………… CHEM 101
High School Algebra……………… MAT 017, MAT 019/021 sequence

NOTE: Application requirements – It is the applicant responsibility to provide the following information, verification and/or credentials to the HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH JFK MUHLENBERG SNYDER SCHOOLS ADMISSION OFFICE.

For details on each item listed above, refer to the Application Checklist which also can be found on the Application.

If you feel that your application needs additional explanation (i.e., academic history), please feel free to include a statement to this effect.

 

Sonography Program Curriculum

SONOGRAPHY PROGRAM
PRE-PROFESSIONAL COURSES
 
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
REQUIRED PRE-REQUISITE COURSES FOR SPRING START  
MAT119 Algebra 4
ENG101 English Composition I 3
ENG102 English Composition II 3
BIO105 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
Course Limit: 5 years    
BIO106 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
Course Limit: 5 years    
PHY125** or PHY101** Elements of Physics or General Physics 4
Course Limit: 10 years    
REQUIRED # OF PRE-REQUISITE CREDITS FOR SONOGRAPHY START 22
MAT 143* or MAT127* Elementary Mathematical Analysis I or Elementary Statistics 4
ALH201 Pathophysiology 3
PSY101* Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC101* Principal of Sociology 3
CST100* or CST101* Introduction to Computer Applications OR Introduction to Information Systems 3
HUM ELEC* Humanities Elective 3
  TOTAL 19
  TOTAL PRE- OR CO-REQUISITE GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES 41
All of the courses above must be successfully completed prior to graduation eligibility. *Suggested as a pre-requisite, but may be completed as a co-requisite. **PHY 125 or PHY 101 must be completed pre-requisite, if PHY 101 is chosen MAT 143 must be taken pre-requisite. MAT143 will substitute for either MAT119 or MAT 127  
RNTM101 Medical Terminology 1
(Online course for accepted students only, this is a Professional Course and may be taken prior to Spring if accepted as a Sonography student)  
PROFESSIONAL SONOGRAPHY COURSES  
SPRING SEMESTER  
DMSM101 Patient Care 2
RNTM101 Medical Terminology 1
(Online course for accepted students only, this is a Professional Course.)  
SUMMER SEMESTER I & II  
DMSM100 Intro to Sonography 2
DMSM102 Cross-Sectional Anatomy 2
DMSM103 Ultrasound Physics & Instrumentation I 3
CLPS901 Clinical Sonography I -
FALL SEMESTER  
RNTM102 Healthcare Today 2
DMSM105 Ultrasound of the Abdomen I 3
DMSM109 Obstetrical Sonography I 3
DMSM104 Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation II 3
CLPS902 Clinical Sonography II -
SPRING SEMESTER  
DMSM106 Ultrasound of the Abdomen II 3
DMSM117 Obstetrical Sonography II 3
CLPS903 Clinical Sonography III 0
SUMMER SESSIONS I & II  
DMSM111 Ultrasound of Superficial Structure I 3
DMSM107 Ultrasound of the Female Pelvis 3
CLPS104 Clinical Sonography IV 0
FALL SEMESTER II  
DMSM116 Registry Review 3
DMSM118 Superficial Structures II 3
CLPS905 Clinical Sonography V 0
TOTAL PROFESSIONAL COURSES 39

 

Class Schedule: Professional Courses are Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm. (Schedule subject to change each semester).

Clinical Sites – Diagnostic Medical Sonography

THE CLINICAL EDUCATION ASSIGNMENT
The program Clinical Coordinator or designee assigns students to specific clinical areas. These assignments provide students with the volume and variety of clinical experiences to progress successfully through the program. The clinical education assignments are equally distributed among enrolled students. The clinical education settings of the program include:

LIST OF CLINICAL SITES
 
Bayshore Community Hospital
727 North Beers Street
Holmdel, NJ 07733
Meridian
Riverview Medical Center
1 River Plaza
Red Bank, NJ 07701
 
Centra State Healthcare System
901 West Main Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
RWJUH at Hamilton
1 Hamilton Health Place
Hamilton, NJ 08690
RWJ
 
Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maass Drive
Belleville, NJ 07109
Barnabas
RWJUH at Rahway
865 Stone Street
Rahway, NJ 07065
RWJ
 
Jersey Shore Medical Center
1945 Route 33
Neptune, NJ 07753
Meridian
St. Joe’s Medical Center
703 Main Street
Paterson, NJ 07503
 
Jersey Shore Medical Center – MFM
1945 Route 33
Neptune, NJ 07753
Meridian
Somerset Medical Center
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
 
JFK Medical Center
65 James Street
Edison, NJ 08820
JFK
Somerset Medical Center
Steeple Chase Cancer Center
30 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
 
Morristown Memorial Hospital
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
JFK Medical Center
Vascular Lab
65 James Street
Edison, NJ 08820
 
Mountainside Hospital
1 Bay Avenue
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
Trinitas Regional Medical Center
225 Williamson Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07207
 
Ocean Medical Center
425 Jack Martin Boulevard
Brick, NJ 08724
Trinitas Regional Medical Center – Vascular
225 Williamson Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07207
 
Palisades Medical Center-MFM
7600 River Road
North Bergen, NJ 07047
Hackensack
River Medical Center – MFM
1 River Plaza
Red Bank, NJ 07701
 
Perinatal Institute of NJ
2201 Park Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
UMCPP Breast Health
300 B Princeton-Hightstown Road
East Windsor Medical Commons 2
East Windsor, NJ 08520
 
Clinical sites subject to change each semester.

THE CLINICAL EDUCATION ASSIGNMENT HOURS
The usual clinical education assignment hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Adequate supervision will be provided for all clinical assignments. Total clinical and classroom hours do not exceed 40 hours per week. Assignments on any one-day are not scheduled to exceed 9.0 hours, but no student will be permitted to leave a patient during the course of an examination. The student is required to complete any examination s/he begins, which includes getting images checked for necessary repeats or additional images and seeing that the patient is dismissed from the department.

Fees for clinical will be included each semester in your tuition.

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Revised May 22, 2021