Postgraduate Diploma of Medical Ultrasonograpy (Asia)

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Upgrade yourself with the skills of an Ultrasound Specialist!
  • One of the most popular screening methods today is Medical Ultrasound (Ultrasonography), which is used to view internal body structures and internal organs.
  • Ultrasonography is preferred by hospitals over other screening methods like MRI and CT scans because it is usually more effective, flexible, safer, faster and saves costs.
  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the employment demand of diagnostic medical sonographers is projected to increase by 44% between 2010 and 2020.
  • Many hospitals have been offering sponsorships/scholarships to health professionals (doctors, nurses, radiographers, biotechnologists, etc.) and fresh graduates to learn and be equipped with the sonography skills
  • Vision College Malaysia and ASUM (Australasian Society for Ultrasound Medicine) have collaborate to offer the Postgraduate Diploma of Medical Ultrasonography (ASIA) to supply the industry with the quality sonography skills required.
  • Find out more about the Vision College’s Postgraduate Diploma of Medical Ultrasonography (AIA) and also the job-contract scholarships available for application.
Why study Pgdmu (Asia) at Vision College?
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Recognized by Professional/Authority Bodies

Vision College is the only Asian Institution accredited by the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM).
The PgDMU at Vision College is the only Ultrasonography programme accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA)

Recognized by International Universities

Progress into Master’s Degree level at top international universities with credit transfers (e.g. University of South Australia award PgDMU graduates with exemptions of 13 credits towards their Master of Sonography programme

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Interact with Academic Panel & Clinical Experts

Vision College is led by a group of experienced academicians. ASUM has been providing tremendous support by carrying out frequent visits to our campus to conduct lectures.

In-house Industrial Practice

Vision runs an in-house diagnostic centre, allowing direct patient contacts for our practicing students, thereby enhancing the learning experience. PgDMU students perform no less than 500 scans during the entire programme.

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What do I learn in the Pgdmu (Asia) programme?

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Application of physical principles knowledge, instrumentation and skills in the use in medical ultrasound equipment.

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Performing ultrasound examinations effectively to yield important diagnostic information

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Recording, analyzing the data collected and reporting the ultrasound findings to the physician in an oral and written fashion for diagnosis

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Assessments on whether to extend the scope of the ultrasound examination or not based on the ultrasound findings

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Effective communications with physicians and other health care professionals for providing a good quality care of the patient

Programme Summary
Programme Duration:

1 year (2 semesters)

Intake:

January, July

Study Mode:

Full-time (Mondays to Fridays)

Assessment Mode:

Practical, Oral and Written

Minimum Entry Requirements:

A Bachelor’s Degree or an Undergraduate qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. Cardiopulmonary Technology, Diagnostic Radiography, Medical Technology, Nursing, Midwifery, Science, Biotechnology, Biomedical Science, Bio Health, Biochemistry, Health Science, Medical degrees etc.) ;or any other educational qualifications which are deemed equivalent