How does one become an ultrasound technician?
It seems like such a happy job!
Asked By: SmartyArty - 3/3/2008
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When thinking about entering an ultrasound program, you need not be concerned so much about certificate vs. degree. What is important is that you go to an ACCREDITED program, whether it is college or hospital based. An accredited program allows you to take your registry (licensing) exams upon graduation. Once you get... More
Answered By: Lissacal - 3/4/2008
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It does seem like a happy job...until you find a baby who no longer has a heartbeat or has a fatal abnormality. I thought about doing it, but I couldn't handle the sad parts of the job. Best of luck if you decide to do it.
Answered By: Sherry B - 3/3/2008
;) It does seem like it can be a happy job if performing ultrasound on a healthy embryo/fetus, however, I'm sure that it can be quite depressing if noticing that a patient's fetus may be in danger of complications. I do know that ultrasound involves 'technical physics' and that there is a lot of anatomy and... More
Answered By: jannsody - 3/3/2008
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