Registered echocardiographers agree that the most efficient solution to earning the RDCS or RCS credential lies in ESP’s adult echo program. You will enjoy the stimulating, interactive style where David and Alicia precisely present the material in the ARDMS and CCI guidelines. Our students are well prepared for the challenging exam format and testing patterns found within the certification exams. Students preparing for CCI’s noninvasive Echo Exam should register for both the morning Physics and afternoon Echo courses. These integrated lectures cover the entire CCI test outline.
David Adams is a renowned innovator in echocardiography practice, research and education. He is the recipient of the first ASE Sonographer Lifetime Achievement Award and the past recipient of the ASE’s Distinguish Sonographer Teaching Award.
Alicia Armour is the Clinical Operations Supervisor in the Cardiac Diagnostic Unit at Duke Triangle Heart Associates. She oversees the diagnostic staff including echocardiography, stress testing, ambulatory monitoring, device monitoring, and nuclear testing. With a Masters in Exercise Science and extensive experience in adult echocardiography, she is the perfect person to answer all your questions. Alicia is active in the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). She has lectured for years at the Annual Scientific Sessions, serves on various committees and writing groups, and is the representative to the IAC Board of Directors.