Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Vascular

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The profession of diagnostic medical sonography includes general sonography, cardiac sonography, vascular technology and various subspecialties. The profession requires critical thinking and good judgment to provide appropriate health care services. Sonographers/vascular technologists are highly skilled professionals qualified by education to provide patient services using diagnostic techniques under the supervision of a physician. Although most sonographers work in hospital-based medical imaging departments performing abdominal, pelvic and vascular examinations or cardiology departments performing cardiac and vascular examinations, sonographers are also employed in dedicated vascular departments or obstetric departments, where specialized ultrasound examinations are performed and many sonographers work outpatient clinics and mobile imaging services.

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Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Vascular
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Associate Degree
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