The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program mission is consistent with the mission and goals of the
Louisiana State University System, Louisiana State University Eunice and the Division of Health Sciences
and Business Technology. The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program is committed to providing students
with academic excellence. The administration and faculty are dedicated to providing the highest quality
education through didactic, laboratory, and clinical instruction with emphasis on the psychomotor, affective
and cognitive learning domains. The program is committed to preparing students for entry-level practice as
sonographers, who will provide quality patient care, contribute to their profession, and dedicate themselves,
as professionals, to lifelong learning.
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program faculty is committed to providing students with the highest
quality education possible with the most efficient use of university resources. The highly qualified faculty,
through classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction using psychomotor, affective, and cognitive domains
develop the knowledge base and clinical skills necessary to become competent entry-level diagnostic medical
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is committed to the principle that individuals should have the
opportunity to develop themselves through education in conjunction with their capabilities and individual
interests. The program strives to provide education experiences through didactic, laboratory, and clinical
settings, which meet our students’ diversified learning styles, needs, and goals.
Achievement of goals is assessed through annual graduate and employer surveys, national credential
examination pass rates, employment rates, and other data. This data is reviewed relative to the JRC-DMS
Annual Report. The advisory committees and sonography faculty review outcomes reports annually and
make recommendations for changes if outcomes do not meet benchmarks. Sonography faculty make ongoing
assessment of course content and structure using faculty and end-of-course evaluations. Specific program goals include:
and affective (behavior) learning domains for the Abdominal Sonography-Extended concentration.
and affective (behavior) learning domains for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Sonography