Course Descriptions

Associate of Applied Science and Certificate Program

Course Number Course Name Credits
DMS 107 Vascular Sonography Orientation 3
DMS 161 Vascular Clinical I 4
DMS 265 Vascular Clinical II 4
DMS 266 Vascular Clinical III 4
DMS 151 Peripheral Arterial I 3
DMS 155 Peripheral Venous 3
DMS 152 Peripheral Arterial II 3
DMS 254 Transcranial Doppler Imaging and Capstone 3
DMS 251 Cerebrovascular Imaging 3

Skill Set

Pathway 2 – Skill Set: This student is seeking to learn how to perform a vascular exam using vascular technique: carotid duplex, lower extremity venous duplex-evaluate for obstruction, lower extremity arterial physiological and duplex imaging. This path will require the student to complete corresponding online course work and DMS 162, Vascular Lab Practice. This path will enhance already acquired skills and increase employment marketability. The student is a sonographer, a graduate of a CAAHEP accredited cardiac or general songography program, RDCS or RDMS.

Course Number Course Name Credits
DMS 162 Vascular Lab Practice 2
DMS 151 Peripheral Arterial I 3
DMS 155 Peripheral Venous 3
DMS 251 Cerebrovascular Imaging 3

Refresher Vascular Practice

Pathway 3 – Refresher Vascular Practice: This student is unemployed and already trained in the field of vascular sonography. and is seeking to refresh testing skills and knowledge. This path will refresh and update the sonographer (graduate of a CAAHEP accredited vascular sonographer program, RVT or RVS) and increase new employment opportunities. This pathway requires completion of only DMS 163, Vascular Refresher Lab Practice

Course Number Course Name Credits
DMS 163 Vascular Lab Practice 2