Registry Credentialing Organizations
American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)
1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600
Rockville, MD 20852-1402
Telephone 1(301) 738-8401
Fax 1(301) 738-0312
Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI)
1500 Sunday Drive, Suite 102
Raleigh, NC 27607
Telephone 1(800) 326-0268
Fax (919) 787-4916
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
1255 Northland Drive
St. Paul, Minnesota 55120-1155
Professional Ultrasound Associations
- Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) – Website: www.sdms.org
Association for medical professionals who use sonography/ultrasound technologies to perform diagnostic testing for patients.
- American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) – Website: www.aium.org
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is a multidisciplinary association dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research, development of guidelines, and accreditation.
- American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) – Website: www.asecho.org
The American Society of Echocardiography is an organization of professionals committed to excellence in cardiovascular ultrasound and its application to patient care through education, advocacy, research, innovation and service to our members and the public.
- Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) – Website: www.svunet.org
The Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) is based on the involvement of a diverse membership of over 5,400 vascular ultrasound professionals, including vascular technologists, sonographers, echocardiographers, vascular surgeons, physicians, nurses, vascular lab technical directors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other allied healthcare professionals. SVU was founded in 1977 by dedicated technologists united by the commitment to achieve excellence in patient care, educational programs, and scientific endeavors. SVU is the only professional organization completely dedicated to the advancement of noninvasive vascular technology in the diagnosis of vascular disease.
- Canadian Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (CSDMS) – Website: www.csdms.com
The Canadian society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (CSDMS) includes in its membership ultrasound professionals from all specialty areas of Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound, as well as technical representatives, physicians, educators and students.
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