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!!!

Estimated Cost

Registration fee: $75
View an explanation of registration fees

Upcoming Classes*

Course Code Date(s) Location and Time
SON 3000 Thursday and Friday
June 13th & 14th, 2024
Health F177
8:00  a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(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