In every field, it’s important to have colleagues with whom you can talk about common experiences and career development. At Allied Health Academy, you’ll start by bonding with your fellow students over challenging classes and eventually, share the first few intimidating months of work as a new sonography technician. Make an effort to get to…

Deciding which career path to take is sometimes difficult… especially if you are talented, smart, and have too many options. When considering ultrasound training, be aware that this job requires great people skills. Even during academic preparation to become certified, a hands-on clinical experience with real patients is required to complete coursework. After you become…

Ultrasound has been used for medical imaging purposes since the 1950’s, which makes it a relatively new technology. However, research about the use of high frequency sound waves dates back to the 1700’s when Italian biologist Lozzaro Spallanzani learned how bats are able to maneuver without sight. He discovered that they possess an internal radar…

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