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What Is Pediatric Echocardiography?
What Is Pediatric Echocardiography?

Pediatric echocardiography is a specialized area in the field of sonography which focuses on providing cardiac sonography in children, both before and after they’re born. A person working in this field — called a pediatric echocardiography technician, pediatric cardiac sonographer or an echocardiographer — trains in how to use medical imaging technology to monitor the […]

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New WCUI Campus in San Marcos Helping to Transform the Community
New WCUI Campus in San Marcos Helping to Transform the Community

WCUI School of Medical Imaging keeps on growing! We’ve just formally announced the opening of our brand-new campus in San Marcos, California, located in the beautiful Civic View Corporate Centre. With thousands of square feet of classroom and lab spaces and building amenities that include high-speed connectivity and a fitness center, we’re excited about the […]

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How to Become an MRI Technician
How to Become an MRI Technician

Doctors request a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test when they need more insight into what is going on with a patient. Although X-rays may be useful in diagnosing mild injuries and illnesses, MRIs allow doctors to see the inside of the body and offers several advantages over the traditional X-ray.The MRI was developed as a […]

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WCUI | Global Diagnostic Imaging Symposium 2022
WCUI | Global Diagnostic Imaging Symposium 2022

We have such exciting news! WCUI’s continuing medical education division, WCUI | Global is hosting our 1st Annual Diagnostic Imaging Symposium! A comprehensive diagnostic imaging update with leaders in the field collectively with over 100 years of experience! The program features CME courses and workshops lead by:Dr. Darcy Wolfman Clinical Associate and Clinical Director of […]

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Is There a Difference Between Ultrasound and Sonography?
Is There a Difference Between Ultrasound and Sonography?

If you’ve been looking into a career in diagnostic medical imaging, you’re probably seeing the terms “ultrasound” and “sonography” pop up a lot. sometimes separately, sometimes interchangeably. Maybe you’ve been wondering whether there’s a difference the two.The simplest answer is no, they’re basically one and the same. The slightly more complex answer is that there […]

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The Power of Rotator Cuff Therapy + Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
The Power of Rotator Cuff Therapy + Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Dr. Charles Stevens DPT, CLT, a previous participant of the WCUI |Global Virtual Point-of-Care Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (POCUS MSK) course, recently released a case study on how point-of-care diagnostic ultrasound used alongside his physical therapy sessions helped with his patient care.Dr. Stevens’ patient came in with shoulder pain that began initially after shoveling snow and persisted […]

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Celebrating 5 Years of Partnership with Peoria MET Academy
Celebrating 5 Years of Partnership with Peoria MET Academy

This month, WCUI is celebrating 5 years of a wonderful partnership with Peoria MET Academy! Five years ago, Peoria MET brought their first class of medical students to WCUI’s original WCUI Phoenix campus to take a tour of our medical imaging labs. Since then, WCUI has hosted field trips for Peoria MET’s medical students to […]

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Rock Run Physical Therapy MSK POCUS Training
Rock Run Physical Therapy MSK POCUS Training

The WCUI CME Division has been tasked with building inroads for point-of-care ultrasound education with non-sonographer communities. In October of 2020, WCUI partnered with Rock Run Physical Therapy in Utah to enhance patient care through a Musculoskeletal Ultrasound POCUS Training Course.

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WCUI Smith Library Receives a Programming Grant
WCUI Smith Library Receives a Programming Grant

A huge congratulations are in order for the WCUI Smith Library! WCUI School of Medical Imaging and Nursing has received a Lift Every Voice programming grant for the WCUI Smith campus libraries from the Library of America. This award has been made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Andrew W. […]

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Why is Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Earning your RMSKS Certification Important?
Why is Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Earning your RMSKS Certification Important?

According to the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) the need for sonographers with musculoskeletal ultrasound certification has increased in the industry.90% of surveyed sonographers stated they have noticed an increased demand for musculoskeletal sonography. 71% of surveyed sonographers reported conducting more than 100 diagnostic medical sonography exams per month. Compared to MRIs, musculoskeletal sonography can […]

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