About the CEO/Educational Director:
Jennie Durant's passion IS Sonography! She enjoys educating and inspiring others to believe that they can do, and learn, anything that they put their mind to. And better yet...it can be FUN!
Jennie has been in the field of Sonography for 30 years, obtaining her first credential in 1992. She is a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) in Abdomen, OB/Gyn and Neurosonography. She is a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) , and is a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) in Fetal Echocardiography. She has been in multiple supervisory positions in Minnesota and California, and has obtained accreditation (AIUM, ACR and/or IAC) in all those facilities. She established a successful Vascular Lab from the ground up, and has been part of teaching vascular surgeons ablation techniques nationally. She has also taught many physicians, physician assistants, fellows, residents, nurse practitioners and nurses point of care (POC) sonography. She established a CAAHEP accredited Vascular Sonography School Program, which is just one of a handful in the U.S.
While in California, she worked closely with a Pediatric Ophthalmologist to establish new Retinal Artery protocols for intracranial pressure assessment. She also worked closely with a Perinatologist and Pediatric Cardiologist performing and diagnosing hundreds of complex cardiac and anatomic defects in utero. She was instrumental in developing a first of its kind fetal echo reporting system.
Jennie has been the Ultrasound Columnist for the Radiology magazine Advancefor Radiologic Science Professional; has been the reviewer/editor for several Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) National Certification Exam Review Books (Physics, Vascular, OB/Gyn, Abd/Sm Parts, Fetal Echo); authored a chapter in The Clinical Guide to Sonography; has been a reviewer for the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JDMS), and has published original research in the JDMS: "An Absent Right Umbilical Artery Versus Absent Left and the Prognostic Implications for the Fetus" being one of the first participants to receive an award from the SDMS Sonography Research Institute.
She has served on the board of the Minnesota Society of Diagnostic Ultrasound (MSDU), as well as served on the SDMS Foundation Board and been a part of the SDMS Education and CME committees. She currently serves on the Committee of Accreditation - Advanced Cardiac Sonography (CoA-ACS). She has spoken locally, as well as nationally, at several of the Annual Conferences for the SDMS and MSDU, and has done many webinars on all of her credentialed specialties both nationally and internationally. She has been a Sonography Educator in Physics, Cardio-Vascular Physics and hemodynamics, Abdomen, Small Parts, Neuro, OB/Gyn, Fetal Echo, Vascular, TCD, Patient Care and Ultrasound Machine setup. Her true passion is inspiring others through education.
Specialty Training & Advanced Review Sonography Services
mission is to share the passion of Sonography through advanced training of Sonographers and Physicians, and to give them the tools to ensure their success in sonographic imaging, interpretation and completion of their credentialing boards.