... ray programs i've seen are located in community type colleges or a branch of a big university. Usually, you must take an entrance type exam to which your score will be compared and considered with the rest of the applicants. ... (11 replies)
... what do you need to be a x-ray or ultrasound tech (1 replies)
... You'd mentioned ultrasound technician (which is now referred to as a "diagnostic medical sonographer"), there are *not* supposed to be too many jobs these days including for radiologic technologists (which used to be referred to as x-ray technician). Regarding nursing, please be aware that even though some jobs may be less physically strenuous, the students must get through... (2 replies)
... able is being an ultrasound technician. The machines are smaller and probably more easily handled. ... (3 replies)
... stone for more advanced imaging areas such as CT, MRI or ultrasound. I hope this is of some assistance. ... (13 replies)
... Singsong.... X-ray involves physics and if I can pass physics anyone can.
I scraped through with a C. It does involve a LOT of Anatomy and Physiology
(body parts and their functions along with the 206 bones of the body which
you have know) When I took my state boards I finished
second in my class with a 96.When I took my state boards for ultrasound I
decided to take two... (4 replies)
... From what I've heard, there aren't supposed to be too many jobs for the radiologic technologist (used to be referred to as 'x-ray technician') or diagnostic medical sonographer ( was referred to as 'ultrasound tech'). I'm not sure about mri and the job prospects.
For general career information: http://www.bls.gov/oco and can search 'radiologic technologists' (brief... (1 replies)
... living. I am considering returing to school for a RN degree. I am not sure if this is a good choice. Can any one give me some advice. I have also considered MRI or Ultrasound. ... (5 replies)
... If I were you I would go to the nearest hospital, stop in their ultrasound department and ask if you could make an appointment to talk with a tech or the director of ultrasound. They maybe to busy when you come in but hopefully they can make time to see you later. ... (7 replies)
... ssistant do you need to know how to type, with my cerebral palsy i dont know if i could learn how to type, i just use the 2 finger method. Could someone help me or give me some advice. ... (22 replies)
... However, if you really feel that you are unable to devote 2 straight years at the present time or even the near future, then perhaps it's worth it. ... (11 replies)
... n the states, but over here, you train first to do general radiography and then you can specialise in CT scans. MRI imaging, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, trauma or peadiatric Radiography. ... (13 replies)
... I am a x-ray/CAT Scan tech. I love, LOVE, **LOVE** the field of radiology but HATE!!! where I work.
There are good points and bad points to x-ray, just like anything else. As far as career choice wise, yes.....it's a wonderful choice. There are so many things you could do, you're not just "locked into" x-ray. CT, MRI, Pet Scan, Radiation therapy, mammo, ultrasound, cardiac... (13 replies)
... You need to go to an accredited school for either one. These are two seperate fields and while a radiographer may also have gone on to become a sonographer it is possible to become only a sonographer. (1 replies)
... ray tech is pretty good, depending on where you are, you will probably work shift work and weekends and holidays. ... (15 replies)