Program Length and Structure

The program is 12 months in length, with 48 weeks of instruction.

  • First Three Months – Abdomen, OB/GYN and Physics classroom instruction.
  • Second Three Months – Abdomen and OB/GYN clinical rotation.
  • Next Three Months – Echocardiography and Vascular classroom instruction.
  • Last Three Months – Echocardiography and Vascular clinical rotation.

During the didactic portion of the program students receive classroom lectures, PowerPoint lectures, and scanning instruction. The clinical portion of the program includes experience in various clinical settings and patient scanning. Classes are held on campus and in the English language.

The Florida Institute of Ultrasound, Inc. generally operates on a 42 hour per week cumulative time for didactic and clinical instruction. The classroom hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday. Clinical hours vary from site to site. Most clinical sites operate from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.