The office will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th and will reopen on Thursday, June 20th for Juneteenth holiday.



The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS®) administers examinations and awards credentials in areas of ultrasound. Through its mission, ARDMS empowers sonographers to provide exceptional patient care through rigorous assessments and continual learning. It is part of the Inteleos™ family of Councils that includes the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS®), the Alliance for Physician Certification and Advancement™ (APCA™), the Point-of-Care-Ultrasound Certification Academy (PCA™), and the Inteleos Foundation.

Inteleos™ fuels the global health community to ensure equitable access to quality care. It serves an extensive network of more than 140,000 sonographers, physicians, and medical professionals worldwide, united in their commitment to establishing and maintaining the highest standards of excellence in healthcare.

The ARDMS will continue to support our Registrants during this unprecedented time. Read our Statement on Racism, Social Injustice, Inequality, and Inequity.

For more information about ARDMS please find the resources below:

We administer examinations and award the following credentials:

ANAB (ANSI National Accreditation Board) Accreditation

The RDMS, RDCS, RVT, and RMSKS credentialing programs, as well as the RPVI and RMSK APCA credentialing programs, are accredited by ANAB to the 17024 Standard for Personnel Certification Bodies set by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).


For more information about our structure and procedures etc, read the Inteleos bylaws

If you are a physician or other healthcare professional and interested in earning credentials and certificates in ultrasound, our sister councils offer various certificates and certifications. Visit for more information or click on one of the links below. 

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy (PCA) Certificates 

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Certification Academy (PCA) Specialty Certifications

Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement (APCA) Certifications