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.
The official name is the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS®). The ARDMS is an independent, nonprofit organization that certifies medical professionals in the field of Sonography.
ARDMS is the oldest and largest worldwide sonography credentialing organization and offers the most specialty credentials for medical professionals (including physicians). Since 1975, they have certified nearly 90,000 medical professionals around the world using a rigorous application and examination process.
ARDMS credentials are recognized as the top standard throughout the global medical community and by leading professional sonography and vascular organizations. To ensure you are receiving the highest level of care, ask if the person performing your sonography examination has been certified by ARDMS.
To obtain certification, medical professionals must pass a rigorous examination that tests their knowledge and practical, real-world skills, all of which take years of training and experience to acquire.
When a sonography professional holds certification from ARDMS, you know that he or she is dedicated to providing high-quality care and meeting the highest standards. No one has to be certified; instead, they choose to be certified to show how seriously they take their work.