Maintain Certification

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) improves patient care by ensuring continuous lifelong learning and professional development throughout your sonography career. MOC gives your employers, patients and co-workers confidence in the ongoing value of your ARDMS credentials. There are four components to ARDMS MOC:

Renewal Fee – Pay the annual renewal fee by December 31 of each year

Attestation – Attest to ARDMS rules and compliance policies annually

Note: Starting with 2018 renewals (September 2017), renewals are now paperless. ARDMS no longer accepts mail-in payments for renewal fees. Pay your renewal fee and attest online by logging on to MY ARDMS

Earn CMEs  – Earn your minimum required number of continuing medical education (CME) credits during your 3-year CME period.

Recertification – Currently the Recertification program is paused until further notice. See Recertification page for additional information.

Maintaining your ARDMS certification helps you demonstrate up-to-date knowledge and core clinical skills throughout your career.

Tools and resources:
• Upload your CMEs to the ARDMS CME Bank  (optional)
• Manage your personal information and maintain your certification with MY ARDMS
• Review the CME Audit Process  if you are randomly selected for an audit
• Visit Registrant Support for additional information


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