Certificación: Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)

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The RDMS credential raises the standard of diagnostic medical ultrasound practice worldwide and promotes best practices for enhanced patient safety. The RDMS credential is designed to certify competence in the field of diagnostic medical sonography. By earning the RDMS credential, healthcare professionals gain a critical edge in promoting public safety in ultrasound.

RDMS Credential Prerequisites
To obtain the RDMS credential, you must meet the examination prerequisites and pass the physics and a corresponding specialty examination within five years:

Physics Examination:
• Sonography Principles and Instrumentation (SPI)

Specialty examinations:
• Abdomen (AB)*
• Breast (BR)*
• Fetal Echocardiography (FE)**
• Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN)*
• Pediatric Sonography (PS)**

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 10 Year(s)
Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?
Renew through Re-Examination?
Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?


La certificación correspondiente a una especialidad dentro de un reconocimiento de la ocupación. Por ejemplo, la enfermera y enfermera pediátrica Oncología especialidades están dentro de la campo de enfermería, de modo que la certificación La certificación de enfermería y Oncología Pediátrica de la enfermera se clasificarían como especialidad certificaciones.

  • Esta certificación se considera en demanda.
  • Esta certificación está acreditada por el American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
  • Esta certificación está relacionada con las especialidades ocupacionales militares.