Technologist vs. Technician, does it matter?

"You the new ultrasound technician"? Technician or technologist, is it really a big deal how they refer to us? After all, according to our licensing society we are "Sonographer's" a very cool term that conjures up images of photographers specializing in capturing snaps with sound waves of internal anatomy. Though the term hasn't quite stuck.

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The Past, Present and Future of Medical Ultrasound

Seeing with sound to some may sound like science fiction, but to Sonographers it is a way of life.┬áThe technology was first used as an underwater navigation tool by submarines in the form of sonar, it was only a matter of time before medical scientists began to query whether sound waves could be used to … Continue reading The Past, Present and Future of Medical Ultrasound