Archive for May, 2011
Online school becomes so popular nowadays because of time flexibility and easiness offered. Diagnostic medical sonography can be taken through online school. The curriculum is to recognize body and health condition and take further decision with medicine and treatments.
Diagnosticmedicalsonography.com offers several medical categories like cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, muscular and skeletal imaging, urology, musculoskeletal etc. In cardiology, students will learn to diagnose heart problem by using echocardiography method. This method will give ion radiation to detect heart problems. In obstetrics and gynecology, students will learn to monitor fetus’ development in womb. Usually pregnant women will need this diagnostic to know whether their babies are healthy or not. When pregnant women reach 4 months pregnancy, she can use sonography to know the sex of her baby. At this moment, she can ask to take image of the baby. In Muscular and skeletal imaging, students will learn to find out injured muscles and bones. With x-rays, bones are seen clearly. In musculoskeletal, students can explore about nerves, muscle, ligaments, bone surface, tendons and soft tissue. It is very important to find out certain disease and health problem like muscular tears, bone fractures, sprains and so on. In urology, students will learn about reproduction system of male. It uses high radiation, so it is very important to cover prostate and testes carefully. By mastering advanced technology, students will find disease quickly and take emergency care.
How long do you need to spend time at sonography schools? Mostly 2 years for associate’s degree or 4 years for bachelor’s degree. You can take 1 year program with certification in this website. You will have sufficient knowledge and skill to prepare in the real field. You will get certification through ARDMS or American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. You can increase better career with this certification.