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Learn more about news in ultrasound, MRI, and other medical imaging fields, the great things our students, staff, and faculty are doing, and the value of a medical imaging career.

Live Webinar on Venous Insufficiency with Laurie Bentson
LIVE WCUI Webinar: Venous Insufficiency with Laurie Bentson

GAIN SDMS CME CREDIT & REGISTER FOR THE WCUI WEBINAR TODAY!WCUI is hosting another LIVE webinar and CME opportunity on Friday, May 15th, 2020 at 12:00 pm AZT. This webinar is designed to develop the technical and cognitive skills required to perform venous insufficiency ultrasound evaluations and/or for assisting patients with treatment/disease management. This CME course […]

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New Phoenix Clinical Lab Director Laurie Bentson
WCUI Appoints New Lab Director in Arizona

WCUI School of Medical Imaging and Nursing is thrilled to announce the promotion of Laurie Bentson, MHA, RDMS, RVT, to the newly created position of Clinical Lab Director for the Phoenix, Arizona campus. Many WCUI Phoenix sonography students will recognize Laurie as an instructor for a variety of ultrasound classes, such as Physics, Vascular, Abdomen, […]

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WCUI Live Webinar with John P. Lampignano
Join the Live WCUI Webinar with John P. Lampignano

GAIN CME* CREDIT & REGISTER FOR OUR WEBINAR TODAY!WCUI is hosting a LIVE webinar and CME* opportunity on Thursday, April 16th, 2020 at 4:00 pm AZT. The webinar will cover brain cross-sectional anatomy, including, explaining the sectional anatomy landmark approach, describing major divisions of the brain, and more! The registration fee is waived for current […]

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Wash your hands often
Protecting Your Health: Flu Season and Coronavirus

As the coronavirus has begun to make a presence in the US, we want to provide some education on the virus and the best means of protection. At WCUI, the health and safety of our students, staff, faculty, and community is crucial and we are monitoring the coronavirus situation carefully. New information about the coronavirus […]

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mock up of new Park Central campus in Phoenix, Arizona provided by parkcentralphoenix.com
New Phoenix Campus Opening Summer 2020

      WCUI is excited to announce that in Summer 2020, our Phoenix campus will be moving to the new Park Central development! The new campus is being built to suit and will be developed as part of the new Park Central project in the heart of the Bioscience HealthCare District in Phoenix. The new campus is […]

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WCUI Student and Staff smiling in a group photo after the MC StandDown
WCUI Volunteers at the 2020 Maricopa County StandDown Event

In mid-January, WCUI School of Medical Imaging and Nursing had the honor of participating in the Maricopa County StandDown event in Arizona to serve our veterans and their families in our community. The Maricopa County StandDown, is part of the Arizona Veterans StandDown Alliance (AVSA) program, that provides events open to ALL US military veterans […]

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Jason Grabham is the new Phoenix Director of Externship
WCUI Phoenix Welcomes Jason Grabham as Externship Director

In November 2019, the WCUI School of Medical Imaging and Nursing welcomed Jason Grabham, RDCS (PE, FE, AE), FASE as the Director of Externship at our Phoenix campus. Jason comes to WCUI with nearly 30 years of experience in the cardiovascular sonography field and a glowing list of accomplishments including, serving as Technical Director of […]

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Chandler Dixon Cardiovascular Sonographer
WCUI Alumni Wins Outstanding Graduate Award

WCUI ALUMNI, CHANDLER DIXON, WINS 2019 ACCSC OUTSTANDING GRADUATE AWARDEarlier this year, WCUI’s own alumni, Chandler Dixon, was nominated and awarded the 2019 ACCSC “Outstanding Graduate” Award. Every year ACCSC receives submissions from hundreds of accredited member schools for graduates working in the same field as the program from which they graduated and have made […]

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Breaking Waves - WCUI News
Breast Ultrasound and How It Is Used To Fight Against Breast Cancer

Along with medical ultrasound awareness month, October celebrates breast cancer awareness month to bring to light the importance of women’s health, research, and advancements in the field to cure and detect breast cancer.Did you know that along with a mammogram, breast ultrasound is used to produce pictures of the internal structures of the breast? Ultrasound […]

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WCUI Student and Instructor
Why is Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Earning your RMSKS Certification Important?

According to the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) the need for sonographers with musculoskeletal ultrasound certification has increased in the industry.90% of surveyed sonographers stated they have noticed an increased demand for musculoskeletal sonography. 71% of surveyed sonographers reported conducting more than 100 diagnostic medical sonography exams per month. Compared to MRIs, musculoskeletal sonography can […]

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WCUI Open House
SPECIAL OPEN HOUSE: 9-Month Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound and Congenital Heart Disease Program

Are you a Cardiovascular Technologist interested in expanding your knowledge of Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Echocardiographic Imaging? Join us at our WCUI Ontario Campus to learn more about our successful 9-month Pediatric Cardiac Ultrasound and Congenital Heart Disease program!WCUI’s Ontario Campus is holding a Special Open House on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at 10:00 am to discuss the […]

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WCUI Students using technology
WCUI Offers New Technology Resources for Students

West Coast Ultrasound Institute (WCUI) strives to provide our students the resources they need to succeed in their pursuit of education and their career. This includes providing technological resources to meet student needs such as computer labs, wifi, student email accounts, Office365 suite (Microsoft Word Online, etc.) and technical support.Resource available to WCUI students are […]

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