LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite unemployment levels being at their highest point in decades, specialized fields in medicine and the IT world are experiencing a shortage of trained and qualified workers. Vocational schools that offer fast tracked learning programs for these job sectors are proving to be an instrumental tool in helping ambitious adults realize their full potential in the job market. As a popular vocational school in Los Angeles, the Coast Career Institute is reputed for the quality of its programs, as well as the lengths it goes in providing invaluable job seeking skills for its students.
Coast Career Institute's one and a half year program for diagnostic medical sonography training prepares students for employment in hospitals, clinics, imaging centers, and other professional medical settings. Students undertake coursework in human anatomy and physiology, vascular technology, abdominal sonography, instrumentation, obstetrics and gynecology and more. By combining classroom lectures with hands on application, the program at Coast Career Institute is able to thoroughly enrich students and give them the confidence they need to reach their goals. After completing the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program, students are able to find employment in a wide variety of settings, preparing patients for sonographic examinations and assisting physicians with relevant tasks. In order to realistically prepare its students for the job market, Coast Career Institute's Placement Services Department provides students with interview skills, job leads, resume writing skills, networking, career planning and advice, and more. All courses are taught by professionals with medical degrees and invaluable experience in