Additional Requirements

Vascular Sonography Certificate

Health Requirements

Documentation of the following must be submitted to the electronic documentation system by the required deadline. Failure to submit the documentation by the deadline will result in a student being denied access to clinical rotations. All health requirement costs are the responsibility of the student.

Physical examination – Yearly

Tuberculosis Testing – Yearly

Flu Vaccination – Yearly

Tetanus/Diphtheria – Booster required every ten years.

Hepatitis B Immunity – May require dates of immunizations.

Varicella Immunity – May require dates of immunizations.

Measles, Mumps, Rubella Immunity – May require dates of immunizations.

10 Panel Drug Test – May be required depending on clinical site placement.

COVID-19 Vaccination – May be required depending on clinical site placement.


All students must be certified in CPR through the American Heart Association (AHA) – Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.

Background Checks Requirements

Prior to clinical placement, all students enrolled in the General Sonography certificate are required to complete a background check through the Department of Public Safety at Owens Community College. Students will be notified when it is time to complete this requirement.

Clinical Experience

This certificate is offered in cooperation with many area Sonography departments. The use of multiple clinical sites provides equity in clinical education as students have the opportunity to utilize many types of sonographic equipment and to participate in a wide variety of sonographic procedures. Students are required to complete 500 hours of clinical education. Students may be required to complete additional clinical time to meet competency requirements. Students should note that there may be travel requirements of up to 80 miles, possibly more, from the Owens Community College Toledo-area Campus for their clinical site rotations.

  • Bay Park Community Hospital
  • Blanchard Valley Hospital
  • Flower Hospital
  • Fostoria Community Hospital
  • Fremont Memorial Hospital
  • Fulton County Health Center
  • Henry County Hospital
  • Jobst Institute at The Toledo Hospital
  • Lima Memorial Hospital
  • Monroe Regional Hospital
  • Promedica Health & Wellness Center
  • St. Anne’s Mercy Hospital
  • St. Charles Mercy Hospital
  • St. Luke’s Hospital
  • St. Rita’s Mercy Hospital
  • St. Vincent Medical Center
  • Tiffin Mercy Hospital
  • University of Toledo Medical Center
  • Wood County Hospital