First Posted: 11/18/2009
Misericordia University recently recognized the fifth graduating class from the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Certificate Program during the annual certificate presentation ceremony at the East Mountain Inn in Wilkes-Barre. Eleven students completed the challenging 18-month program that includes classroom and clinical instruction. The sonography program, more commonly referred to as ultrasound, is designed for adult or non-traditional learners who posses the necessary pre-requisites. The program offers a convenient and predictable schedule with alternating weekend classes and a weekday clinical component. Classes begin every September. The Misericordia University Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Sonographers perform a diagnostic medical procedure that uses ultrasound to produce dynamic visual images of human organs, tissues or blood flow inside the body.The following students completed the certificate program: Nicole Borelli, Shoemakersville, Sarah Bushinski, Shenandoah, Joanne Consolazio, Tunkhannock, Tara Eisenbach, Mountain Top, Kristine Jackson, Wilkes-Barre Lynn King, Hunlock Creek, Alyssa Maschuck, Paxinos, Michael Modeski, Clarks Summit, Anita Reboli, Pittston, Julie Pershing, Coal Township and Crystal Ambrosch, Hunlock Creek.