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Scope of Practice for the Diagnostic Ultrasound Professional

In May 2013, representatives of sixteen organizations came together to begin the process of revising the existing Scope of Practice and Clinical Practice Standards.

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SVU’s Position on the Performance and Reporting of Screening Examinations

The Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) is concerned that there is a lack of standardization regarding the performance and reporting of vascular disease screening services.

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Standards for Assurance of Minimum Entry Level Competence for the Diagnostic Ultrasound Professional

This standard is the result of a 14-month collaborative effort between the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) and SVU.

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Standards for the Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonography

The Industry Standards for the Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSDs) in Sonography is the work product of a 2016 Consensus Conference on Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders involving 26 sonography‐related professional organizations, accreditation bodies, and manufacturers.

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SVU Statement on Quality Vascular Education

SVU believes that appropriate training and quality education is of great importance. Educational programs should be developed in accordance with the “Standards for Undergraduate Educational Programs in Vascular Technology”, written and endorsed by the Society for Vascular Ultrasound.

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SVU Guidelines for Undergraduate Educational Programs in Vascular Ultrasound

The Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) “Guidelines for Undergraduate Educational Programs in Vascular Ultrasound” intends to provide guidance for administrators and educators developing and/or maintaining programs in Vascular Ultrasound, as well as guidance for students interested in choosing a program.

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