High school students gain hands-on diagnostic imaging experience
December 13, 2022
December 13, 2022
During the session, students gained hands-on experience with industry-grade diagnostic imaging equipment under the professional guidance of diagnostic medical sonography students and School of Health Sciences faculty.
The information session, held in the standardized patient assessment center within the School of Medicine, placed students in various assessment rooms where they had the opportunity to test out many of the same tools they might encounter during a career in healthcare.
Natalie Elzoul, a senior at Hamden High School, relished the opportunity to try her hand and get a preview of life in diagnostic imaging.
"Having the opportunity to work with students who are doing what I want to do in the future was inspirational, to say the least," said Elzoul.
High school students observe as a diagnostic medical sonography student demonstrates the proper use of a sonograph on a patient’s abdomen.
A high school student uses digital imaging equipment to inspect a patient’s neck.
High school students had the opportunity to learn how vital sonography is in the world of healthcare.
One of Quinnipiac’s diagnostic medical sonography students explains to attendees how to interpret the images produced by the sonograph.
High school students were able to observe Quinnipiac undergraduates as they performed live analyses on patients in the standardized patient assessment center at the School of Medicine.
Students learned how to prepare patients for internal analyses.
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