The AAUIF is an
organization designed specifically to regulate, monitor and promote
accredited elective ultrasound facilities throughout the United
States. The AAUIF's sole purpose is to make sure every
accredited ultrasound facility operates at the industry's highest
guidelines and protocols set forth by the AAUIF regulatory
board and to ensure safe and credible elective ultrasound services for
pregnant mothers. Each AAUIF accredited facility has to
complete a compliance process to ensure their facility is
operating at the latest standards and guidelines. All guidelines
and protocols are overseen by a licensed medical obstetrician and with
the some of the nations most skilled DMS Sonographers and medical professionals. Moreover, the AAUIF's Guidelines and
Protocols are derived from the medical ultrasound industry's
guidelines and applied, as they are relevant,
to the elective ultrasound industry.
Here are just a few
guidelines you can expect from each AAUIF accredited facility:
and procedures of each AAUIF accredited
facility is overseen by a licensed
some of the industry's most skilled diagnostic medical sonographers
and industry professionals experienced in insuring the safest
ultrasound experience available.
ultrasound session is always performed by a Sonographer that
is Registered or Registry eligible DMS ( Diagnostic Medical Sonographer)
or graduating from an Allied Health
ultrasound session is limited to no more than approximately 30 minutes in length.
equipment is FDA approved and maintained by a certified biomedical
the unlikely event an observation from your session needs to be
brought to their attention, we work directly with your physician
privately and confidentially. We respect the fact that your
physician is your primary care giver and that they make all decisions
about your care.
taken all the medical industry's ultrasound guidelines and applied them,
as they are appropriate
to the elective ultrasound industry to ensure each
pregnant mother receives the highest level of care this industry can
offer. Make sure when you book your next elective ultrasound
appointment that the facility you go to has the "clickable
Accreditation Verification Logo" on it. If it does not click
through to an official AAUIF Accreditation Verification page, then it is not an
AAUIF Accredited facility and please report it to us so that we can get
you in contact with a accredited facility in your area.
elective ultrasound services from AAUIF accredited facilities should
in no way substitute or replace these elective services from the
standard of care of your primary caregiver.)
*Potential Facility Members.
If you are a
facility owner and would like additional information regarding
becoming a member, please visit our members site at www.aauif.info
for more information.