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…

Patients often do not understand ultrasound technology and it is the responsibility of a medical diagnostic sonographer to educate them and/or calm their fears about being scanned. Following are some common myths and the correct information that you need to convey: –  Obstetric ultrasounds are harmful to the baby. Although it is still a relatively…

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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