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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. Our goal is to prepare competent entry-level adult cardiac sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. 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. Outcomes for the Class of 2021: 100% retention rate, 100% credential pass rate, 100% job placement.
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 student to faculty ratio for didactic training is up to 10:1 and for all clinical training is 1:1.
The hours will be eight hours per day and five days per week.
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 2021-2022 class is $17,500.
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) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
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