Curriculum - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA


The general education courses will be completed at Widener University. Some transfer courses will be allowed and the student should contact the advisor at Widener to determine the requirements. Advanced placement or credits for experiential learning are not options.

All courses relating to the DMS portion of the program will be conducted by Crozer-Chester Medical Center (Crozer). The program offers both didactic and clinical components and students must receive a "B" in all DMS courses, both didactic and clinical, or they will be released from the program with no recourse for re-entry. The didactic courses will be held at Crozer’s main campus and the clinical components will be distributed amongst CKHS and its clinical affiliates. Credits for Crozer courses will apply toward the bachelor degree or post-baccalaureate certificate.


Prerequisite college courses specific to the DMS portion:

  • Algebra, statistics, or higher math course
  • English Composition
  • General Physics or Radiographic Physics
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Ethics and Law
  • Medical background in direct patient-care

Note: Human Anatomy & Physiology must be taken within 5 years, if not actively working in direct patient-care. The program director will determine whether this requirement is met. CPR/BLS certification is also mandatory, as well as background checks and technical standards requirements.

Curriculum Required for DMS Program

The curriculum will follow the guidelines of CAAHEP and include the following didactic and/or clinical training:

  • Introduction to Ultrasound
  • Patient Care
  • Medical Ethics and Law
  • Physics
  • Abdomen
  • Ob/gyn
  • Small Parts
  • Neurosonography
  • Interventional
  • Vascular
  • General pathophysiology
  • Cross-sectional anatomy

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