Ultrasound Technician Schools In Canada

Diagnostic imaging professionals are in high demand all throughout Canada due to the shortage of trained Ultrasound Diagnostic Technicians. Diagnostic medical sonography or, diagnostic ultrasound technology, involves scanning the human body with high frequency sound and plays a critical role within the health care system by providing physicians with key information that enables the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions. If performed incorrectly there is a significant risk of harm to the patient through misdiagnosis and ineffective treatment.

Sonography in Canada

Sonographers are not regulated in any Canadian jurisdiction except the province of Quebec. Consequently a process of national competency certification to verify the knowledge and skills of sonographers provides a vital service to employers, the public and the profession.

There is a severe and ongoing shortage of sonographers in Canada. In the face of this skills shortage and lack of regulation, it is important that a certification registry identify individuals who have knowledge, skills and training relevant to the Canadian workplace.

Alberta Ultrasound Technician Programs

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
School of Health Sciences
11762 – 106 ST
Edmonton, AB T5G 2R1

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program SAIT School of Health and Public Safety
1301-16 AVE. N.W.
Calgary, AB T2M 0L4

British Columbia Ultrasound Colleges

British Columbia Institute of Technology
School of Health Sciences
3700 Willingdon Ave.
Burnaby, BC V5G 3H2

Manitoba Canada Ultrasound Colleges

Winnipeg Health Sciences Ultrasound Training Program
820 Sherbrook St.
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9

Newfoundland Canada Ultrasound Colleges

College of the North Atlantic
PO Box 1693
St. John’s, NL A1C 5P7

Nova Scotia Canada Ultrasound Colleges

Dalhousie School of Health Sciences
Bethune Building
1278 Tower Road
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9

Ontario Canada Ultrasound Colleges

Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences
222 St. Patrick Street
Toronto, ON M5T 1V4

Mohawk-McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences
1400 Mais St. West
Hamilton, On L8C 1C7

Collège Boréal
21, Boulevard Lasalle
Sudbury, On P3A 6B1

Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology
1400 Barrydowne Rd
Sudbury, ON
P3A 3V8



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