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School: No more vaginal procedures for ultrasound training

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A Florida community college will no longer have ultrasound technician students practice an invasive vaginal procedure on each other, school officials said Tuesday, after two former students sued the college. Valencia College‘s president said in a statement that students instead will use simulators when practicing the invasive ultrasound scanning that is used to check on fertility problems. “Demonstrating our respect for and commitment to students is paramount,” Valencia College President Sandy Shugart said. An independent expert reviewed the program last…

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