What is the difference between Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound technician?

I'm interested in being an ultrasound technician, but it seems it may also be called diagnostic medical sonography? I've been trying google but it's confusing me. So whats the difference? Also, any tips to get started in that field? i've been looking up ultrasound tech schools, would i just enroll in that after i get my A.A.? Ok thank you! So I would just do general, cardiac or vascular?

Asked By: cammmiam - 4/14/2010
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The "correct" and preferred term is Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, or Sonographer for short. No difference though... More
Answered By: sunflower - 4/14/2010
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The curriculum for ultrasound degrees prepares students to use this technology for seeing muscles and other soft tissue, such as heart and vein tissue, as well as fetuses in the womb. There is rewarding career scope in this field. The pay is good and most sonography careers come with full benefits and opportunities for... More
Answered By: David - 4/17/2010
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