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ARDMS/APCA Certification Prep

The American Registry for Diagnostic and Medical Sonography (ARDMS) and the Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement (APCA) are dedicated to creating the standards of excellence in healthcare through administering examinations and awarding credentials/certifications in ultrasound and medical imaging.

Together, ARDMS and APCA represent nearly 115,000 sonographers, physicians and medical professionals in 70 countries.

SonoWorld Content Related to the ARDMS and APCA Examinations

In the lists below, the name of each examanination is linked to its Content Outline as published by ARDMS and APCA. Individual items on the Content Outline are linked to items on SonoWorld related to that topic

ARDMS Examinations


  • Adult Echocardiography (AE)
  • Fetal Echocardiography (FE)
  • Pediatric Echocardiography (PE)

  • Vascular Technology (VT)


APCA Examinations

  • Physicians’ Vascular Interpretation (PVI)

  • Musculokeletal Sonography (MSK)

  • Examen de Ultrasonido de Abdomen
  • Examen de Ultrasonido de Ginecología y Obstetricia

  • Fundamentals

This feature of SonoWorld is intended to map the content on SonoWorld to the appropriate ARDMS or APCA examination content outlines. SonoWorld education is intended to improve global health and is not designed or created specifically to assist in examination preparation. This service is provided solely as a convenience to link SonoWorld education content to ARDMS and APCA examination content outlines; and should not be viewed as a guide or substitute for examination preparation.