Core Principles in Ultrasound

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

Online – login information will be emailed within 3 business days of registration


Domestic: $695
International: $870


Continuous enrollment maximum 3 months - 48 study hours


Hiba Mohammed-Ali, MEd, MRT (DMS), CRGS

Learner Outcomes

This is a preparatory course for the Sonography Canada Core credentialing exam. It consists of six modules, each with an associated quiz to verify retention of the material, in addition to a final exam. Delivery is online and asynchronous (independent study) with the availability of a tutor to answer questions where needed. This course provides a thorough review of all examinable competencies, including operation of equipment, technical analysis, self-protection, legal and ethical requirements, professional conduct, patient safety and comfort, and equipment maintenance. Reference resources are provided for further study.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, the Learner will be able to:

1. Integrate ultrasound physics and instrumentation principles into practical scanning, equipment operation and maintenance.
2. Adapt patient management approach in response to safety and comfort parameters.
3. Produce complete and accurate documentation of the ultrasound exam.
4. Engage in self-protection practices.
5. Examine the legal and ethical requirements of the sonographer’s role.

Intended For

Sonographers preparing to write the Sonography Canada Core credentialing exam.

IG815 – Core Principles in Ultrasound


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COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses) for all learners is required for all onsite attendance at Michener.
Fully online courses do not require proof of vaccination.

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