Vascular Technology is an allied health profession in which practitioners perform diagnostic and monitoring
procedures using sound waves. The vascular sonographer performs examinations at the request or direction
of a physician. Through subjective sampling and/or recording, the vascular sonographer proceeds with the
examination to create an easily definable foundation of data from which a correct anatomic and physiologic
diagnosis may be established for each patient.
The various types of ultrasound imaging equipment require a highly skilled sonographer to obtain the imaging
information or other data required. The vascular sonographer must obtain appropriate history, physical
findings, and pertinent laboratory data to adapt the imaging techniques to obtain comprehensive and
Students may change programs one time within related imaging programs with permission of the faculty.
Students must earn a grade of 2.0 or higher in each class in order to proceed to the next quarter.