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Casa Loma College in collaboration with LiveLife Resources is committed to offering the best in health and healing education. Our courses are designed for health professionals as well as individuals who are interested in furthering their own knowledge in the areas of health education and integrative health practice.
Benefits of Taking a Certificate Program:
- Certificates provide valuable and specialized training in a short period of time
- Certificates improve marketability in the workforce
- Develops skill-sets for desired career fields
- Helps to get your foot into the door of a new career field
- Allows you to first explore a new career field before investing many years into it
- Helps you to maintain relevance within your industry
- More cost effective than a full degree program
ARDMS Certification in Adult Echocardiography can help boost your career! By earning your Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) credential, healthcare professionals gain a critical edge in promoting patient safety in cardiac sonography.
Adult Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) are a very specific kind of diagnostic medical sonographer dealing with the heart. Cardiac Sonographers use ultrasound devices and other imaging tools that use sound waves to create images of the heart. They inspect the chambers and walls of the heart as well as the valves. These examinations are used to diagnose congenital heart disease, valvular disease, pericardial disease, cardiomyopathy, and other cardiovascular disorders.
The ECHO certificate course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and ability in the areas of normal and abnormal cardiac anatomy, physiology, pathology, and hemodynamics as appropriate in the adult patient.
There is no clinical externship; however, students will gain the scanning skills and knowledge necessary by scanning volunteers during scan lab. Students will have the opportunity to obtain scanning experience on real patients at off-site clinical facilities under the guidance of the ECHO faculty.
The program prepares you to take the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Adult Echocardiography (AE) credentialing examination and begin working in the adult cardiac specialty area.
Program enrollment is limited and is offered in the Spring and Fall.
All COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidelines will be adhered to
How to Register
For more information regarding Adult Echocardiography, visit the links below.