ASAR is an ISO 9001 Certified organisation
The objects of ASAR are contained in section 7 of the ASAR Constitution:
a) The objects of ASAR are:
1) to promote high standards of medical sonography inAustralia, including:
i. to set uniform, minimum standards of sonographer training and education in Australia;
ii. to assess and to accredit programs of sonographer training and education;
iii. to accredit medical sonographers;
iv. to maintain the Registry;
v. to maintain a minimum standard of continuing professional development for sonographers;
vi. to advance recognition of sonography as a profession; and
vii. to advise education, government and statutory bodies and professional and scientific societies on any aspect of accreditation of medical sonography.
ASAR is not a registration board.
ASAR does not have the authority to remove a Sonographer from the Registry due to professional misconduct, nor the ability to prevent a Sonographer from practicing.
ASAR is only able to remove a Sonographer from the Registry if they: