Learn the benefits of enrolling in our Sonography Bridge training program!
Diagnostic medical sonographers play essential roles in diagnosing patients. They are the ones who perform ultrasounds on patients to determine if organs, tissue, and blood flow look normal or abnormal so they can help physicians detect any health problems.
If you’re a professional sonographer, you may want to advance your career further. Perhaps, you want to know more about the business, education, or financial sides of the job. The American College for Medical Careers offers a convenient, online Sonography Bridge program to help you advance your skills. The interactive classes allow students to take advantage of convenient schedules.
Here are 5 reasons to enroll in the sonography bridge program at ACMC:
1. Learn and improve upon a variety of technical skills
ACMC’s sonography bridge program gives you the ability to improve your technical skills. Depending on the career path you choose, you could learn or improve in many key areas that could help advance your sonography career. Some technical skills you could learn include:
- Lab accreditation
- Finance and business management
- Curriculum development
- Instructional techniques
- Invasive procedures
- Clinical research
Since this program is for professional sonographers who want to earn their Bachelors of Science degree, the program also requires and offers 36 credits of general education coursework. You will gain a general education that could help you become a well-rounded member of society!
2. Maintain a flexible schedule
Because the Sonography Bridge program is offered online, you can maintain a fairly flexible schedule. Courses are offered 24/7 so whenever you feel is the best time to start studying course material, you can log-in and focus on a lesson. If you work full-time, this program could be a great option for you!
3. Use interactive platforms
The online course allows you to attend lectures and seminars where you have the ability to interact with your professor and classmates. Videos, PowerPoint presentations, and other course material will give you the information you need in the professional field of your choice. You don’t have to worry about having hands-on experience because these interactive courses will help provide you with the basics to give you better chances at success. If you have any questions you can ask during a live class session or email the professor. You can also learn by questions other students may ask.
4. Choose your own career path!
If you’re a professional sonographer, there may be a specific career path that you want to focus on. Perhaps, you’re interested in the medical aspect of the career field. Maybe the business and financial process in the sonography field interests you. The sonography bridge program at ACMC allows you to choose a career path in education, business/finance, or clinical sonography. Our program gives you the opportunity to blend various career skills with your sonography background.
5. Improve your professional skills
Going back to school can improve your chances of advancing in a career field that you are passionate for. You can develop professional skills so you know how to handle and manage your specific career focus in the sonography world. For example, if you choose the business and finance track, you can either learn or improve upon your abilities to create business plans and buget and control expenses. You can also learn how to hire, train, and schedule staff members.
Before you apply, remember that you can only enroll in the course if you live in the following states:
- New Jersey
- New York
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
You are also required to have high-speed internet access, a computer with speakers and a microphone, headphones, and installed software like Microsoft Word and Adobe Flash and Adobe PDF Reader.
We hope you take advantage of the opportunity to further your training and skill set. If you’re curious about our Sonography Bridge Program, contact us today!