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Vascular Sonography

Vascular Sonography

Learn about our vascular sonography courses. These courses are offered as a Cardiovascular Technology Option in our Health Science Associate Degree program.

Do I qualify for the courses?

Students must be registered in or eligible for one of these certifications:

  • RDCS
  • RCS
  • RDMS

How do I enroll in the vascular courses?


When does HACC hold classes?

  • Vascular Sonography courses are sequenced in Spring, Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Courses are offered in a combination of blended, face to face and hands on laboratory instruction.
  • There is a Pediatric Clinical Rotation the first semester of the Pediatric program.


What are the required courses?

Vascular - Annually - beginning Spring Semester
  • CVAS 235 - Intro to Vascular Sonography (3 credits)
  • CVAS 236 - Concepts in Vascular Ultrasound (3 credits)
  • CVAS 237 - Vascular Hemodynamics & Doppler Physics (4 credits)
  • CVAS 238 - Vascular Specialty (2 credits)


How much does the program cost?

Download Estimated Expenses (pdf)


Will I be eligible for credentials? 

The Vascular courses will prepare cardiac and diagnostic medical sonographers for the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS-RVT Exam) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI-RVS Exam) and can be taken together or individually based on student preference.

Who can I contact for more information/Program Office?
Kristy Werkheiser
HACC Lancaster Campus
East Building Rm 207
1641 Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, PA  17602