Professional Organizations

Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA)

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) is the leading nursing organization dedicated to preventing cardiovascular disease through assessing risk, facilitating lifestyle changes, and guiding individuals to achieve treatment goals.

Society for Vascular Nursing (SVN)

The Society for Vascular Nursing was founded in 1982, with the initial meeting in June at the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, to discuss establishing a society that would officially recognize vascular nursing as a specialty.

The Society of Pediatric Cardiovascular Nurses

The Society of Pediatric Cardiovascular Nurses is the only international organization dedicated to expanding nursing knowledge and expertise in the care of children and young adults with heart disease.

American Society of Echocardiography

The American Society of Echocardiography is an organization of professionals committed to excellence in cardiovascular ultrasound and its application to patient care through education, advocacy, research, innovation, and service to their members and the public.

Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) is a professional membership organization founded in 1970 to promote, advance, and educate its members and the medical community in the science of diagnostic medical sonography.

Society of Pediatric Echocardiography

SOPE is an independent organization whose mission is to maintain and promote excellence in the echocardiographic examination of every fetus, infant, child, and adolescent as well as the adult with congenital heart disease.

Society for Vascular Ultrasound

SVU is a membership society dedicated to the advancement of noninvasive technology used in the diagnosis of vascular disease. The Society has a diverse membership of over 5,700 vascular technologists, surgeons, cardiologists, lab directors, academics, students and other professionals involved in the practice of vascular ultrasound.

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS®) administers examinations and awards credentials in areas of ultrasound.

American College of Phlebology

The American College of Phlebology is the premier association for physicians and allied health professionals dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of venous and lymphatic disease.

Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

SCCT is the international professional society representing physicians, scientists and technologists advocating for research, education and clinical excellence in the use of cardiovascular computed tomography.

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