What skillsets are important for Sonographers?

What skillsets are important for Sonographers?

The World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB) summarized the core skillset for ultrasound technicians: DO you like people? You must like working with all types of people from various backgrounds, ages; stages of illness; and/or physical limitations. Empathy for patients is essential. Even though you might be working in a fast paced/stressful trauma environment you must always put the patient and their needs first. Excellent customer service, care, and concern for others in all kinds of situations...

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Ultrasound Tech Job Description – What are the Day-to-Day Duties?

Ultrasound Tech Job Description – What are the Day-to-Day Duties?

A Diagnostic Medical Sonographer is a Diagnostic Ultrasound Professional that is qualified by professional credentialing and academic and clinical experience to provide diagnostic patient care services using ultrasound and related diagnostic procedures.

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Ultrasound Tech Duties – What is it about?

Ultrasound Tech Duties – What is it about?

In order to create diagnostic images, ultrasound technicians employ the latest sonographic technologies. Unlike other forms of diagnostic imaging that depend on radiation, sonographs manipulate sound waves to create the desired image effects. Physicians depend on ultrasound technicians to compose images to help identify ailments or to monitor the development of a fetus, among other uses. Sonographers are subject to many physically demanding tasks: relocating hospital equipment, helping patients move, and standing for long periods of time are...

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What is Ultrasound?

What is Ultrasound?

Ultrasound is cyclic sound pressure with a frequency greater than the limit of human hearing. The production of ultrasound is used in many different fields, typically to penetrate a medium and measure the reflection signature or supply focused energy.

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Tips on How to Become an Ultrasound Technician

Tips on How to Become an Ultrasound Technician

An ultrasound technician, also referred to as a diagnostic medical sonographer, is a medical professional who operates imaging equipment to obtain and record internal imaging of patients’ bodies for the purpose of helping physicians diagnose various conditions.

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