MSK ULTRASOUND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
UMI's MSK Ultrasound Professional Certificate program provides an exciting opportunity for a wide variety of medical professionals to join the world of musculoskeletal ultrasound.
This program offers an opportunity for working healthcare professionals and physicians to extend their skill in the examination, management, and diagnostic of musculoskeletal systems using ultrasound imaging.
The intended program participants include (but not limited to): Physicians, Doctors of Chiropractic, Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctors of Podiatric Medicine; Physician Assistants; Nurse Practitioners; Physical Therapists; Athletic Trainers; Sonographers and other imaging professionals.
The certificate is a work-based learning module, predominantly real-time distance learning, with a residential in-person scanning skill practicum.
The program consists of 76 clock hours for a total of 10 weeks. The program is offered via Zoom live video conference with a one two-day-weekend residential practicum.
In 2014, Prof. Perez-Agosto became only the second person in Puerto Rico and one of only six hundred professionals worldwide to obtain RMSK (Registered Musculoskeletal Sonographer) credentials with the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
Prof. Perez also holds her ARDMS credentials in RDMS (Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonogrpher) and RVT (Registered Vascular Technologist) in addition to her MBA and a BS in Cardiovascular Medical Sonography.
64 instructional hours of didactic lectures and coursework. 12 hours of laboratory practicum.
The first course of the program
CORE: Module I & II
Two 3 hour sessions a week / Total 6 hours a week
PRACTICUM: Module III
One two-day weekend practicum
6 hours a day / total 12 hours
Residential / In-Person
Final Cumulative Program Exam
1.5-hour exam conducted remotely
PROGRAM TUITION & COST
Program Application Fee (non-refundable): $100.00
Program Tuition: $6800
Total Program Cost: $6900
Additional expenses include travel and optional educational material.
Estimated total cost of program attendance: $7500
To learn more about the program or to schedule a one-on-one Zoom info session, contact:
MSK Program Director
Prof. Angeles Perez-Agosto