Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Diagnostic medical sonographers operate specialised imaging equipment to perform experiments or to generate images to help identify certain medical conditions. Their key responsibilities include taking the medical history and explaining procedures to patients, and planning and operating imaging equipment, reviewing abnormality images, and recording data in patient records.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelors degree in Sonography/ radiologic technology
A certificate program in diagnostic medical sonography
What you need to get started
Hands-on learning, both in the form of internships and clinical externships, are an important part of the sonography training process
Preparing and maintaining the diagnostic equipment
Generating images through the use of sonographic equipment
Analyzing technical information
Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology, Physics and Mathematics