CME Audit Deadline: May 31, 2021

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You can now take select ARDMS examinations from your own home.

We have created resources to help you to make the decision to either take your examination at a test center or online. We hope this new option helps you to meet your credentialing and career goals.

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Earn Free AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit by Watching Our Mental Health Webinars!

In 2020, we partnered with the American Psychological Association to provide a free mental health webinar series to our Registrants to help combat the effects of COVID-19.

11,000 individuals watched our webinars and earned CME credit. We are now offering these webinars to all healthcare professionals.

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Prerequisite Prep Tool

To earn an ARDMS credential, Applicants must choose and meet the requirements of a prerequisite. Review the Prerequisite Prep tool to help guide you through the prerequisite selection process and to select a prerequisite that best meets your education and clinical ultrasound experience.

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Currently Open & Upcoming Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Examinations

You can apply now for the following examinations.

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Ultrasound SmartBrief

Panel discusses use of ultrasound in ICU during pandemic


Ultrasound helped physicians determine why patients with COVID-19 were experiencing respiratory failure and how to treat them, according to a panel presentation at the virtual 2021 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine annual meeting. Protocols should be developed for ultrasound use in health crises that consider the practitioner's training, according to the panelists. AuntMinnie (free registration) (4/15)

Ultrasound Jobs by ARDMS

OBGYN Medical Sonographer PRN | CHOICES Memphis Center for Reproductive Health


Memphis, Tennessee, Job Summary The Diagnostic Medical Sonographer works with medical and administrative personnel to provide the best possible patient experience.  This position provides image guidance during medical procedures on a regular basis. Duties and Responsibilities Performs ultrasound examinations for surgery patients, medical abortion patients, patients undecided about termination, medical abortion follow up ultrasounds, IUD placement and follow up ultrasounds for patients with problems. Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and accurately record images. Provides ongoing patient assessment through observation of patient and records; reports findings accurately and on time. Ensures that equipment performance is optimum, performs appropriate quality control test and adjustments to maximize image quality. Participates in quality monitoring and evaluation activities and maintains measures to ensure quality standards are met. Proactively fulfills patient care responsibilities as requested by medical providers and Clinical Services Manager, facilitating efficient flow of patients. Communicate efficiently and perform professionally with peers, supervisory staff, and patients. Maintains confidentiality of patients and follows all HIPAA regulations.  Other Duties Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. CHOICES will not discriminate in employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, parental status, body size, gender or gender identity or any characteristic protected by law. LGBTQI, BIPOC, and Latinx candidates are encouraged to apply. We sincerely thank you for your interest. Due to volume of applicants only individuals selected for interview will be contacted. Qualifications  Required Certification:  Current Certification from a Sonography Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Canadian Medical Association (CMA), OR Current Certification by ARMDS, with OBGYN specialty, or Current Registration by ARRT in sonography  Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of CHOICES. Consideration will be given to those currently certified with ARMDS, planning to sit for OBGYN Specialty. Working Conditions This job operates in a professional office, birthing center, health clinic and hospital environment.  This role requires contact with patients. Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Exposure Determination:  Based on the OSHA guidelines for protection against occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HlV), this position includes tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, and tissues.   Physical Requirements While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb; pushing; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms; grasping; kneeling; stooping, and repetitive motion. The physical requirements of this position are: exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently. This role requires frequent standing. Must have good balance and coordination.