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DMS - Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Selected DMS (Diagnostic Medical Sonography Resources and Services in Davis Library at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College.

Professional DMS Associations

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) - Advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research, development of guidelines, and accreditation.

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) - Administers examinations and awards credentials in areas of ultrasound.

American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) – An organization of physicians, cardiovascular sonographers, nurses and scientists involved in echocardiography, the use of ultrasound to image the heart and cardiovascular system.

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) - An accreditation agency for postsecondary education programs.

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (SDMS) – Promotes, advances, and educates its members and the medical community in the science of diagnostic medical sonography.

Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) – For the advancement of noninvasive vascular technology used in the diagnosis of vascular disease.

ARDMS - American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

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Government Documents

As a designated Government Depository: Davis Library receives many publications in paper that are kept on the Main Floor.  Davis Library also maintains a collection of the most popular Government Documents online through RioCat.  This includes law and statistical information:

Rio Graduates DMS Students

Rio Graduates DMS Students