Imaging In-service (Sonography)

Foundations of Sonography (SON 3000)

This course is designed to provide prospective students with an overview of the sonography profession, academic necessities, clinical requirements and professional demands of a practicing clinical sonographer. The course will include topics such as related medical terminology, professional environment and ethics, the history of ultrasound in medicine, sonographic specialties and an analysis of the role of the sonographer in patient care. Upon completion, the learner will be prepared to describe the role of a sonographer in the clinical setting and the various applications of diagnostic ultrasound in medicine.

Why take this course?

  • Learn more about sonography and the JCC sonography programs before applying.
  • Get hands-on scan lab experience and see if you have what it takes to become a sonographer.
  • Receive additional points towards your point ranking!!!

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  • Enter the Course Code Number "SON 3000" search
  • Select which course you would like to attend
  • Click on that course and follow the registration instructions

Estimated Cost

Registration fee: $75
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Upcoming Classes*

Sunday and Sunday - January 22nd and 29th, 2023 - Health Building F176 8AM-5PM (1 hour lunch)

Saturday and Sunday - February 18th and 19th, 2023 - Health Building F176 8AM-5PM (1 hour lunch)

*Students must attend both days of each session to receive credit. (Testing will be included and class location may vary.)

For more information, contact:

Steven M. Penny, MA, RT(R), RDMS (AB, PS, OB/GYN)
Sonography Programs Director
Email: smpenny@johnstoncc.edu
Office: Health F174A
Phone: (919) 209-2502

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Office: Health F174A
Phone: 919-464-2932