Evaluation of anatomy and pathophysiology of the vascular system by the use of diagnostic ultrasound. Performance, measurement, and evaluation of arterial and venous structures. Assist the vascular surgeons in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular disorders/diseases. Image and report processing via PACS and electronic reporting applications. Support laboratory operations by participation in accreditation, quality assurance, education, and lab development projects.
Yearly Credentialing to Maintain Current Track:
Clinical Ladder Level Definitions:
Sonographer Registry Pending: New graduate sonographer until registry passed (max time 6 months)
Registered Sonographer: Registered sonographer who achieves a range of 1-8 credits on the Clinical Ladder Behavior Grid.
Registered Clinical Sonographer: Registered cardiac sonographer who achieves a range of 9-18 credits on the Clinical Ladder Behavior Grid with evidence of behaviors from at least two categories of the Grid.
Registered Advanced Clinical Sonographer: Advanced Cardiovascular Sonographer who achieves at least 19+ credits on the Clinical Ladder Behavior Grid with evidence of behaviors from at least three categories of the Grid.
PERFORMANCE CRITERIA (VASCULAR):