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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

Program Accreditation

Accreditation

The VUMC DMS Program  is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). This accreditation is granted only after recommendation by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) based on a programmatic review and site visit. Recognition by CAAHEP qualifies the Program's graduates for eligibility to apply for and take the following certification exams for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS):

  • Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation
  • Abdominal Sonography
  • Obstetrical and Gynecological Sonography
  • Neurosonology

CAAHEP:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street 
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350
727-210-2354 (fax)
www.caahep.org

JRC-DMS:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
2025 Woodlane Drive
St Paul, MN 55125-2998
651-731-1582
www.jrcdms.org

Those interested in applying for or attending any educational program in sonography should visit CAAHEP's website to verify accreditation. A link is provided here on the Program's website.

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