Mercyhealth School of Sonography is a full-time, Monday through Friday, 15-month program. Up to five students are accepted annually in September to begin the program in January.
Diagnostic sonography, or ultrasonography, is the use of sound waves to generate an image for the assessment and diagnosis of various medical conditions. Many people associate sonography with obstetrics and the viewing of the fetus in the womb, but this technology has many other applications.
The professionals who perform ultrasound examinations are known as sonographers and vascular technologists.
There are several areas of specialization in the field of sonography, including:
* designates specialties offered at Mercyhealth