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Vascular Sonography at Jackson College

Cardiac Sonography

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A cardiac sonographer (echocardiographer) is the allied health professional who, after an extensive and comprehensive educational process, is qualified to perform an echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart). The primary role of the cardiac sonographer is to obtain diagnostic recordings and measurements from the ultrasound image of the heart, including hemodynamic information. This individual assumes great responsibility for the performance of this exam. The techniques for obtaining the required images and recordings require great skill. A thorough understanding of cardiac anatomy, physiology, hemodynamics, and pathophysiology is required.


“With the excellent reputation and experience our program offers, it is clear why you should make the Jackson College Cardiac Sonography Program your choice for sonography education. I look forward to helping you advance your career to the next level.”

Carol Hoch
Cardiac Sonography Program Director

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