WCUI’s Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound and Congenital Heart Disease program (PED Echo) allows students to gain a comprehensive knowledge of congenital heart disease and to understand the pathology and echocardiographic evaluation of numerous congenital and acquired heart lesions in pediatric patients. Students can complete the program in as few as 9 months. The PED Echo course will enable the graduate to be hired as an entry level echo sonographer able to perform entry level Pediatric Echocardiography. The course will also help prepare the technologist for passing the Pediatric Echocardiography ARDMS registry exam.
Through classroom lectures and hands-on experience, including an externship, students in the Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound and Congenital Heart Disease program will learn:
Our Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound and Congenital Heart Disease Diploma Program will prepare you for a career as an Echosonographer able to perform pediatric echocardiography. In addition, WCUI has many resources that will help you become eligible for relevant registries upon graduation. Upon completion of the PED Echo program, graduates are eligible to sit for the ARDMS registry exam in Pediatric Echocardiography (PE).