Orlando, FL – (WiredPRNews.com) Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences (FHCHS) is pleased to announce that Charlotte Henningsen, MS, RT, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS, Chair of the Department of Diagnostic Medical Sonography was admitted as a Senior Member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine at the organization’s 2009 Conference on April 6, 2009.
“I am pleased to have been recognition by the AIUM as a Senior Member of the Institute,” says Charlotte Henningsen. “The AIUM is dedicated to the advancement of the field of diagnostic medical sonography, and I am proud to support the organization’s mission.”
The AIUM provides important professional guidance in the field of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, and has served as a continuing education and networking resource for diagnostic medical sonographers for more than 50 years. Senior membership status is granted to those professional sonographers who, among other qualifications, have demonstrated substantial accomplishment in the field of scientific investigation or teaching; possess advanced degrees and certifications in diagnostic medical sonography and are recommended by at least two senior members of the Institute.
Professor Henningsen currently serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonography and was recently elected to the presidency of the SDMS, a role she will assume in October 2009. Professor Henningsen is active in the advancement of the field of diagnostic medical sonography and serves as the Chair of the National Education Curriculum Task Force; is a site visitor for the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS), and is a member of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) Exam Development Task Force as a subject matter expert in neurosonology.
About the American Institute For Ultrasound In Medicine
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is a multidisciplinary association dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research, development of guidelines, and accreditation.
About Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences is a faith-based institution located in Orlando FL and specializes in allied health and nursing education. FHCHS offers a Master of Science Degree in Nurse Anesthesia; baccalaureate programs in nursing, diagnostic medical sonography, and radiologic sciences; Associate of Science degrees in diagnostic medical sonography, nuclear medicine, nursing, occupational therapy assistant, pre-professional studies, and radiography; and certificate programs in computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. More information can be found at the college’s Web site at http://www.FHCHS.edu
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