The Weatherford College Vascular Certificate Program is a two-course curriculum consisting of online classroom lectures and on campus scanning lab learning experiences.
The course of study is comprised of 6 semester credit hours and is designed to provide basic vascular skills for practicing Sonographers / Echocardiographers.
This course is offered to graduates of a Diagnostic Medical Sonography program or credentialed Sonographers desiring to acquire Vascular Sonography skills.
The goal of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is to prepare competent entry-level vascular sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
Weatherford College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of qualifications without regard to gender, age, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related disability or any other legally protected status.
*The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the job outlook for diagnostic medical sonographers is 12% from 2019-2029.
Unemployment rates for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers is 1.2%
Why a Vascular Certificate at WC?
- This certificate program allows students to learn the didactic and hands-on information pertaining to vascular ultrasound.
- Lectures are recorded for students.
- Labs are taught by a RVT, who will teach students common vascular studies including: cerebrovascular (carotid), lower extremity venous, lower extremity arterial, upper extremity venous, and abdominal vasculature.