Accelerate Your Career During COVID-19

With so much uncertainty now, you no doubt feel that things are in a holding pattern because of COVID-19. One piece that doesn't have to be stalled is your sonography career. As a service to our ARDMS community, we are offering several suggestions will let you be proactive in setting yourself up for success when the quarantine lifts.

Learn More About Different Specialties

Maybe you have a hidden passion for Adult Echocardiography or a real calling to jumpstart your career in Pediatric Sonography. Whatever specialty you think you may be interested in learning more about, ARDMS hosts a wealth of information and provides in-depth background on each specialty, such as prerequisites, application information, examination schedule, preparation guidance, scoring, and relevant statistics. Simply go to and navigate to the specific specialty. You can also brush up on eligibility requirements there as well.

Put Yourself To The Test

Keep those skills sharp by taking practice tests from the comfort of your living room or home office. Each session is 30 minutes long and covers a range of topics including principles and instrumentation. You can register for a practice test with your MY ARDMS account. Of course if you have specific questions, you can always email our team at

Research Potential Employers

There are some fantastic medical facilities across the country that post their job listings right here at UltrasoundJOBS. Thus, we encourage you to use your extra time indoors to learn more about the various companies that are currently hiring and may be filling open positions later this year. Do you prefer a big hospital or small medical center? Is your ideal job an ultrasound facility in Michigan that caters towards senior citizens or a healthcare association for women in Florida? The options are endless, so learn more about your dream employer.

Keep Up On Industry Trends

Ultrasound SmartBrief is a curated twice-weekly source for ultrasound and sonography professionals. It compiles news from, Diagnostic Imaging, MedPage Today, and other leading sources. Moreover, it delivers summaries of what matters to you, written by expert editors to streamline things and keep you informed and prepared. If you are looking for smarter ways to stay on top of sonography news, sign up for Ultrasound SmartBrief today.

Level Up Your Job Seeker Skillset

We have numerous resources to help you fine tune your resume and brush up your interview skills. From career coaching to reference checking to an extensive video library, if you need some support - we have you covered. An hour of time here is definitely time well spent in finding and landing the sonographer job you have been dreaming of.

Earn Your CMEs

Now is a great time to browse a list of CME providers to explore the various ways you can earn CMEs remotely. Maintaining your ARDMS credential improves patient care by ensuring continuous lifelong learning and professional development throughout your sonography career. If you haven't taken the time to earn or bank your continuing medical education (CME) credits, now is a good time to do it.

Consider Giving Back

We need your great mind, perspective, and experience. As we conduct Item Development Workshops (virtual or in-person), we invite you to volunteer and help shape your profession for the future with other colleagues and peers. If you hold active credentials and want to deepen your ARDMS involvement, let us know by visiting the volunteer portal. One of our team members will follow up with you to start your personalized onboarding effort.

We know that this is a challenging time for so many. You have our assurance that the ARDMS team is working to identify and develop additional resources and information to help and support our Registrants and the sonography community during these unprecedented times. Stay up to date on information regarding COVID-19 testing center closures, and examinations by visiting the ARDMS COVID-19 page. As always, we are here for you. Before you know it, you will find yourself in the ultrasound job you have been waiting for.

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