Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography (DCVS)

Accreditation

CAAHEP logoBoth the DCVS degree and certificate programs are accredited through the Joint Review Committee for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) which is under the umbrella of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). When looking for an ultrasound program, only seek programs accredited through CAAHEP. Go to the website, click on Find an Accredited Program, Click on Sonography, click on the state and you will get a complete list of programs in your area. Schools not on this list should be avoided.

CAAHEP
25400 US Highway 19 North
Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: 727-210-2350
Fax: 727-210-2354
Email: mail@caahep.org

DCVS Program Goal

To prepare students for employment within the profession as competent entry-level Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonographers.

CAAHEP – JRC-DMS Standards

"To prepare competent entry-level adult cardiac sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains" and

“To prepare competent entry-level pediatric cardiac sonographers in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains” and

“To prepare competent entry-level vascular technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.”  

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COLLEGE & CAREER PATHWAYS

Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography is part of our Health Career Pathway. Click the box below to see other Health programs that may interest you.