Programs And Courses

Pediatric Cardiac Sonography

Learn about our pediatric cardiac 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


How do I enroll in these courses?


When does HACC hold classes?

  • 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?

Pediatric - Annually - beginning Fall

  • CVT 231 - Concepts in Adult CHD (4 credits)
  • CVT 232 - Pediatric Clinical Rotation (4 credits)
  • CVT 233 - Pediatric & Hemodynamic Assessment (4 credits) (lecture & lab)
  • CVT 234 - Pediatric Surgical & Specialty Procedures (2 credits) (lecture only)

How much does the program cost?

Download Estimated Expenses (pdf)


Will I be eligible for credentials? 

The Pediatric courses will prepare the cardiac sonographer for the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS-RDCS/PE Exam) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI-RCCS 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