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June 04, 2013
Gwinnett Tech's Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Offers Free OB Ultrasounds
Gwinnett Tech's Diagnostic Medical Sonography program now offers OB ultrasounds at no charge. The service is offered on campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Each ultrasound is performed by one of the program's students on women volunteers who are currently 18-32 weeks pregnant, working alongside a supervising Gwinnett Tech faculty member. No first trimester sonograms offered. All participants must have the provided permission slip signed by their physician to present at the appointment.
Dates and times vary per semester. For more information and to schedule an appointment, contact Ami Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org 678-226-6966 or Veranda Edmondson at email@example.com 678-226-6687. Gwinnett Tech is located at 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30044.
"By offering our students this opportunity for hands-on learning in a controlled setting, our instructors can give one-on-one instruction, actually guiding the student's hand, teaching them to acquire the necessary diagnostic images needed by physicians," says Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director Kim Strong, BA, AS, RDMS, RVT.
Gwinnett Tech's Diagnostic Medical Sonography program teaches students to use imaging equipment that directs sound waves into a patient's body to diagnose various medical conditions. The college offers a degree program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Gwinnett Tech offers more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of its community. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. GTC is Gwinnett County's largest provider of corporate training and now serves residents and businesses in north Fulton County. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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