Echocardiography Course

SCHEV Certified & Affordable Course in 52 Weeks!

Start Date

January 29, 2024


52 Weeks

Day Session
Deadline to Apply
January 25, 2024

Echocardiography Course at AIHST: A Comprehensive Journey into Cardiac Imaging Excellence

Welcome to AIHST, where we pioneer excellence in healthcare education. Our Echocardiography Course is designed to equip aspiring professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the field of cardiac imaging. In this article, we will delve into the key aspects of our program, including real-world exposure, specialization and certification, daily duties of an echocardiographer, program structure and admission, and career advancement.

Program Highlights:

Real-world Exposure:
At AIHST, we understand the importance of real-world exposure in shaping competent healthcare professionals. Our Echocardiography Course offers a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience through a comprehensive clinical internship. As a student, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in authentic healthcare environments, gaining practical insights and refining your skills under the guidance of experienced professionals from the AIHST Internship Department.

Specialization and Certification:
Our Echocardiography Course places a strong emphasis on specialization and certification to ensure that our graduates are well-prepared for the dynamic demands of the healthcare industry. The program focuses on cardiac imaging, covering areas such as adult echocardiography, pediatric echocardiography, and stress echocardiography. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to undertake certification exams by reputable bodies, solidifying their expertise and enhancing their credibility in the field.

Daily Duties of an Echocardiographer:

As an echocardiographer, you will play a crucial role in assessing and diagnosing cardiac conditions. Your daily duties will include:

Patient Interaction and Preparation:

  • Communicate effectively with patients, explaining procedures and addressing concerns.
  • Prepare patients for echocardiographic examinations, ensuring their comfort and cooperation.

Technical Operations:

  • Utilize echocardiographic equipment to capture images of the heart’s structure and function.
  • Perform Doppler imaging to assess blood flow and identify abnormalities.

Data Analysis and Reporting:

  • Analyze echocardiographic images to identify cardiac anomalies.
  • Prepare detailed reports for physicians, providing essential information for diagnosis and treatment planning.

Collaboration and Communication:

  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals, including cardiologists and nurses, to ensure comprehensive patient care.
  • Effectively communicate findings and recommendations to the healthcare team.

Program Structure and Admission:

Our Echocardiography Course spans a comprehensive duration, combining campus hours and clinical experiences to provide a holistic educational journey. To ensure accessibility, we have expanded our admission criteria, welcoming dedicated individuals with a high school diploma or equivalent. Prospective students are encouraged to contact our Admissions Department at +1 703-817-2968 for additional requirements tailored to individual circumstances.

Selective Enrollment:

Maintaining high standards in education is paramount at AIHST. Our selective enrollment process goes beyond minimum requirements, carefully assessing applicants to ensure not only qualification but also a genuine passion for and dedication to the field of echocardiography. This ensures that our students are not just learners but future leaders in cardiac imaging.

Comprehensive Curriculum Expansion:

Our curriculum goes beyond the basics, covering essential areas in echocardiography to prepare students for diverse challenges in the healthcare landscape. Key components of our expanded curriculum include:

  • In-depth study of cardiac anatomy and physiology.
  • Hands-on training in utilizing advanced echocardiographic technologies.
  • Specialized knowledge in pediatric and stress echocardiography.
  • Application of 3D and 4D echocardiography for comprehensive cardiac assessment.

Career Advancement and Certification:

AIHST is committed to facilitating a seamless pathway to certification eligibility for our Echocardiography Course graduates. Certification is a milestone that enhances professional recognition and opens doors to advanced career opportunities. Our program equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the ever-evolving field of cardiac imaging.


Embark on a dynamic and fulfilling career in cardiac imaging by joining AIHST’s Echocardiography Course. Our commitment to excellence in education, practical training, and career development sets us apart. Explore the vast possibilities in the field of echocardiography, elevate your skills, and become a leader in cardiac imaging. Your journey to success in echocardiography begins here at AIHST, where innovation meets education. Join us, redefine your future, and make a lasting impact in the world of healthcare.

Career Outlook:

Echocardiographers are in high demand, and the career outlook is promising. In the United States, professionals in this field enjoy competitive salaries, with a 15% projected job growth from 2018 to 2028. This growth signifies the importance of skilled echocardiographers in hospitals, clinics, and cardiac care centers.

Technical and Health Standards for Echocardiography Course at AIHST

AIHST upholds rigorous technical and health standards to ensure that students entering the Echocardiography Course possess the necessary capabilities. These standards encompass physical capabilities, motor coordination, fine motor skills, eye/hand coordination, cognitive abilities, and health standards related to stress management and patient support.

P.S. AIHST welcomes individuals with disabilities to apply, and we are committed to exploring reasonable convenient arrangements on an individual basis to facilitate successful program completion and preparation for national certification.

These are the technical and health standards for the Echocardiography program. All students must be capable of meeting these standards.

Program Goals and Outcomes

Our program goals and learning outcomes are categorized into patient care, professional development, and clinical proficiency. Students will be evaluated on these domains on a quarterly basis, with a benchmark of 90 (A-) expected in each category. This comprehensive evaluation, conducted by our clinical staff, reflects the commitment to excellence at AIHST.

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P.S. The program outcomes listed above have been provided for the purpose of meeting certain accreditation requirements. These placement rates are not being used as a marketing tool or for recruitment purposes. Past results are no guarantee of future results. 

Clinical Affiliations

In order to provide our students with a rich and comprehensive learning experience, AIHST is taking necessary measures for clinical affiliations with a variety of healthcare facilities throughout Virginia and beyond.

Clinical site placement will be done at the discretion of the Internship Department and availability of the clinical sites at the time the student is ready to begin the clinical internship. Students must  complete all required clinical paperwork on time in order to be placed at a clinical site. AIHST does not guarantee placement at a particular clinical site.

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