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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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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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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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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 another open house on Saturday, November 16th and Saturday, December 14th at 11:00 am to […]

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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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Faculty Feature: Dr. Raafat Baheeg

Who is Dr. Raafat Baheeg? Dr. Raafat Baheeg is a man of many talents. Not only is he an amazing instructor at the WCUI Los Angeles campus, he is an orthopedic surgeon, a musician, and a composer with his own home studio to produce worship music. Dr. Raafat prides himself on expanding his horizons beyond […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Chandler Dixon

To celebrate #throwbackthursday we’re bringing our first installment of our Alumni Spotlight segment where we dive into the lives of West Coast Ultrasound Institute graduates and see how life is continuing after graduation. We explore their careers, projects they’re involved in, and their experience with West Coast Ultrasound Institute. Whether they’ve graduated a year ago […]

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Special Event: Fundraiser Golf Tournament

Do you live in the Phoenix area or might you be there on May 19th, 2018? If so, check out this very special event that is for a very special cause. WCUI is proud to be a Bronze Sponsor of this Fundraiser Golf Tournament. GAMMA MU EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, INC. 2018 FUNDRAISER GOLF TOURNAMENTGrayhawk Golf ClubMAY 19, 2018From […]

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Graduate Spotlight – Muhammad Ali

Name: Muhammad Ali Q: What got you interested in ultrasound? Mainly it was the open house of WCUI at Beverly Hills that got me first interested in Echo Cardio (Cardiovascular Ultrasound). Q: What have you accomplished in the field of ultrasound that you are most proud of? The ability to pinpoint the troubled areas of the heart like wall motion abnormality, […]

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West Coast Ultrasound Institute Attends 17th Annual StandDown in Phoenix

   https://lnkd.in/eN7Ak-cWCUI Phoenix campus staff and students proudly participated in the Maricopa County Veteran “Stand Down” event for the 3rd year in a row this past January. The medical imaging and nursing school, recently awarded for its excellence in community service and quality of education by ACCSC and Forbes magazine, fielded a group of 26 amazing student […]

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WCUI Wins Multiple Awards at ACCSC Banquet

This fall, West Coast Ultrasound Institute (WCUI) President, Myra Chason, and Andrew High, COO, had the distinct honor of accepting not one but TWO national awards for the school at the ACCSC National Awards Banquet in Reston, Virginia. WCUI came in on top of hundreds of other institutions to take home the award for Excellence […]

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WCUI Receives 2016-17 ACCSC School of Excellence Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia contact: Susan Ciardullo (602) 954-3834 or susan.ciardullo@wcui.eduWCUI Receives 2016-17 ACCSC School of Excellence AwardPHOENIX, Arizona – July 18, 2017The West Coast Ultrasound Institute (WCUI) campus in Phoenix has received the distinguished honor of being recognized as a School of Excellence for 2016-2017 by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). […]

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