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Professional Practice Guidelines

The Sonography Canada Professional Practice Guidelines are intended as the entry- to-practice standard for Canadian sonographers in the delivery of safe, effective, high quality and ethical patient care. The guidelines are based on the Sonography Canada National Competency Profiles, national practice surveys, and review of national and international practice standards and guidelines, and should be considered as a reference document for all Canadian workplace guidelines.

These evidence-based policies, position statements and practice guidelines are intended for use by:

  • Practicing Sonographers
  • Educators, and
  • Employers

Ensuring that high quality, safe and ethical sonography is practiced with excellence across Canada.

Employers are strongly encouraged to incorporate or reference these policies, position statements and practice guidelines in their own workplace documents. Sonography Canada is pleased to facilitate this by making our policies, positions and practice guidelines freely available on our website or by contacting

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