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Application deadline is February 1st, 2015. Please email Lindsay Peters at email@example.com once your application materials have been sent.
Welcome to Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Cardiac Sonography, Echocardiography Program. The program is a 14-month full-time accredited program beginning July of the enrollment year and running continuously through August of the following year.
This program is designed to provide clinical training, including hands-on practice, for echocardiographic sonography and an academic curriculum in echocardiographic principles, technology, physics and instrumentation. We are dedicated to training sonographers who exemplify this standard and degree of excellence. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to sit for the ARDMS and/or CCI Registry Exams. Johns Hopkins graduates have a 100% pass rate.
One of the many advantages of the Johns Hopkins program is that all clinical training is performed at one location. There is a strong collaboration with the didactic and clinical instructors to ensure harmony throughout the program.
The Johns Hopkins Echocardiography Lab offers a variety of educational offerings in conjunction with the school didactic sessions. This includes weekly staff education sessions, weekly Cardiology Fellowship Echocardiogram case review, the Legend in Echo Series and Cardiology Grand Rounds.
The hours will be eight hours per day and five days per week.
The student to faculty ratio for didactic training is up to 10:1 and for all clinical training is 1:1.
This program takes advantage of the wide range of imaging resources available at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Johns Hopkins Hospital is consistently recognized as one of the premier health care organizations in the United States and globally.
Tuition for the 2014-2015 class is $15,000.
JHH Cardiac Sonography program reserves the right to make such changes without previous announcement.
The Cardiac Sonographer Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756
For consideration to the School of Cardiac Sonography, the application and other required documents must be submitted by the deadline of February 1st of the matriculation year. Applications received after that date will be considered on a space-available basis.
Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by one of the agencies in the United States that performs academic credential evaluations. Applicants with academic degrees from international institutions are required to take both the TOEFL and TSE examinations within twelve (12) months of the application deadline.
Please send completed applications to:
Johns Hopkins School of Cardiac Sonography
Adult Echocardiography Laboratory
1800 Orleans Street
Zayed 4 #4052
Baltimore, Maryland 21287
Individuals must present a strong academic background, especially in the supporting sciences. They need to demonstrate responsibility, a character of high moral integrity, good interpersonal skills and compassion.
Applicants must have a minimum of a two year associate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or be a graduate of a two-year clinically related accredited school in Allied Health (RN, RT, RDMS, Respiratory Therapy, etc.) with appropriate certification in that clinical specialty.
The prerequisite courses are required for all applicants and must be completed with a grade of C or better. Prerequisite coursework may not be more than 5 years old.
The most competitive candidates will possess:
If you have any questions regarding the application or the application process, please contact Lindsay Peters, BA, AAS, RDCS/RCS at (443) 287-9142 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a 14 month program beginning in July each year.
The application is due February 1st each year.
Interviews begin mid-February of each year. Acceptance letters are sent out the first week of March.
Each year around 30 applications are received and three to five students are selected for admission
The only financial assistance offered at this time is through Sallie Mae. Please visit the Sallie Mae website for more details:
Do you accept the GI Bill as payment for the program?
Johns Hopkins School of Cardiac Sonography is a private career school. We unfortunately cannot accept the GI Bill as payment at this time.
Johns Hopkins does not offer any scholarships, but we do encourage our students to apply for any available scholarships in the field of sonography. One scholarship our students have been recognized for in the past is the The Alan D. Waggoner, MHS, RDCS Sonographer Student Scholarship. Each year the American Society of Echocardiography chooses 10 students to receive the scholarship grant.
Information sessions are offered the first or second week in October and December. Please contact the program director at email@example.com if you are interested in attending.
$1500 (Books, Uniform, Lab Fee)
40/week; typical hours are 8:00 – 4:30
You will be eligible to sit for your adult echo boards through the ARDMS or CCI 60 days before graduation.
Yes, this program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) since 2008.
Students have all nationally recognized holidays off as well as 10 personal days to use as needed.
Yes, but all students are expected to be available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.
Yes, students are expected to wear scrubs (light gray tops and black pants from Cherokee).
Yes, a complete list of the prerequisites is listed above. Please note that physical science does not count for the required physics coursework and statistics will not satisfy the college algebra requirement.
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