DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY PROGRAM APPLICATION (CARDIAC CONCENTRATION)
Applications accepted between November 1, 2010 – October 28, 2011
Program Start: April 2, 2012
Program Overview The Sonography Program – Cardiac Concentration is an 18-month (6 quarter) program providing didactic and clinical education in Echocardiography including but not limited to adult transthoracic, transesophageal, stress echocardiography specialty areas. The program is a cardiac concentration curriculum with an introduction to basic vascular sonography. Clinical education occurs at partnering medical centers and medical offices throughout Northern California. KPSAHS’ Sonography Program – Cardiac Concentration is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRDMS) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). KPSAHS has received full institutional approval to operate from the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education (BPPE), in accordance with the provisions of California Education Code 94866 or 94890.
Application Procedure - Please refer to the Application Instructions [pdf] located on the KPSAHS Sonography Program (Cardiac) web page where the Application Procedure outlined below is explained in detail.
Submit the Completed Application Packet – Deliver your completed Application Packet (either by mail or hand carried) to: Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health Sciences 938 Marina Way South, Richmond, CA 94804 Only completed application packets will be accepted. KPSAHS will not assume responsibility for mailed applications. KPSAHS will not accept separately mailed transcripts or letters of recommendation. KPSAHS is closed to the public during the inter-quarter break: Dec. 19, 2011-Jan. 2, 2012. Applications will not be accepted.
Assessment Test – After submission of a completed Application Packet., all applicants are required to take and achieve a passing score on the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam.
Testing is only administered at the KPSAHS main campus during the application period and must be completed by the specified deadline.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to meet the testing requirement. The program will not contact applicants regarding this test. There are NO exceptions.
Evaluation - KPSAHS evaluates the submitted Application Packet and all program requirements. Those applicants who are selected will be contacted by phone and scheduled for an interview. Due to the large quantity of applications received, KPSAHS does not obligate itself to interview all applicants.
Application Packet – Applicants must collect all documents required to submit an Application Packet.
completed application packet includes the following:
Current application, completed, signed, and dated to be turned in no later than the specified deadline.
Two (2) letters of reference bearing an original signature and current date. References are to be included in the Application Packet, not mailed in separately.
To verify completion of prerequisites, all educational information provided must be validated by officially sealed (unopened) academic transcripts and accompany the application packet. While KPSAHS recognizes coursework from Regional Institutional Accrediting Organizations and Professional Accrediting Organizations, KPSAHS does not recognize all Professionally Accredited Organizations. See Application Instructions for submission of Military and Foreign transcripts.
$25.00 non-refundable handling fee for each program. (Cash will not be accepted.)
Tentative Application and Acceptance Schedule Completed Application Packets and Assessment Examination Panel Interviews Selection of Classes
2 n d a November 1, 2010 – October 28, 2011 n d 3 r d W e e k o f N o v e m b e r 2 0 1 1 4 t h W e e k o f N o v e m b e r 2 0 1 1
*Dates and hours are subject to change due to recognized holidays and KPSAHS events. Application Cover Sheet, Rev: 12/04, 1/05, 10/05, 9/06, 03/07, 05/08, 09/09, 1/10, 3/11, 6/11