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NHTI Receives Donation from Hospital

Ultrasound Imaging System for Student Sonographers

Ultrasound donation to NHTINHTI – Concord’s Community College is thrilled to accept the donation of an ultrasound imaging system from Exeter Hospital, a long-standing supporter of NHTI’s sonography education. The hospital also serves as a clinical site for the sonography program.

Sonography students spend their first semester learning imaging skills before going out to clinic in the spring. In order to provide critical hands-on experience for an increasing number of students; the college appreciates donated funds for programs, scholarships, and equipment – including donations of used equipment to make that happen. Since most hospitals now lease their equipment and are required to turn in the old equipment to the manufacturer at the end of the lease, vital equipment donations are becoming less common.

Sonographers acquire diagnostic images to aid in the diagnosis of disease. The equipment used is highly specialized, expensive, and advancing rapidly. This generous donation from Exeter Hospital will ensure that NHTI students gain necessary hands-on skills before their clinical placements at hospitals and clinics throughout northern New England.

Exeter Hospital is a 100-bed community hospital serving New Hampshire’s Seacoast Region. Exeter Hospital’s scope of care includes comprehensive services in breast health, birthing and reproductive medicine, cardiovascular, occupational and employee health, oncology, orthopaedics, and emergency care. For more information about Exeter Hospital, visit www.exeterhospital.com.

NHTI’s Diagnostic Medical Imaging programs have served students and employers in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont since 1985. The program has increased enrollment by 75% since 2015. For information on NHTI’s Diagnostic Medical Imaging programs, contact department chair, Amy VonKadich at avonkadich@ccsnh.edu. To learn about ways to support NHTI, its students, and academic programming, contact development director, Laura Scott at lascott@ccsnh.edu.

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NHTI – Concord’s Community College

NHTI is a dynamic public institution of higher learning that provides accessible, rigorous education for students, businesses, and the community. We create pathways for lifelong learning, career advancement, and civic engagement, offering 90+ academic programs to 4,600+ students annually. NHTI is a member of the Community College System of New Hampshire and since 1969 has been accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, a nongovernmental, nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Press Contact      Amy Proctor | 603-230-4001 | aproctor@ccsnh.edu

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