Advanced Cardiac Sonographer (ACS) Credentialing Program

The Advanced Cardiac Sonographer (ACS) credentialing program was developed in response to a need to expand a career track for sonographers who practice at an advanced level in the echocardiography laboratory. The ACS is committed to improving lab quality and efficiency through preparing preliminary echo assessments; performing advanced echocardiograms; mentoring fellows, students, residents, and staff; developing and implementing educational plans; facilitating continuous quality improvement; and coordinating cardiac ultrasound research.

Requires: Passing the one-part Advanced Cardiac Sonographer Registry Examination

Who Should Apply: Professionals working at an advanced level in the echocardiography laboratory

Specialty Examination Fee: $450 

Click here for more information about the Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography profession and view the white paper and standards for The Committee on Accreditation for Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography (COA-ACS).

CCI is now accepting applications for the ACS. Click here to download the ACS Examination Application and Overview.  For general information about CCI and details about the examination application process, please review the CCI General Overview Booklet.  CLICK HERE to download the CCI General Overview Booklet.
CCI congratulates the first Advanced Cardiac Sonographers from the pilot in 2015! Click here to view the list


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