Ultrasound Tech Career Resource Center
Your guide to ultrasound tech and sonography education, certification and careers.
Ultrasound Tech Careers
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The Forefront of Modern Medicine
"Sonography takes a lot of self-confidence and problem-solving ability. It's not just taking one picture - it's knowing how to look at the organ and get the images you need." Vickie Martin loves her work because of its challenges.
After training in diagnostic radiology, she had a rotation in ultrasound sonography and fell in love with the work. "You have to look at the anatomy and the pathology, and decide what pictures need to be taken. I liked helping people, and I liked the complexity of the exam."
Ultrasound Tech Interview
Nancy Rinke - Currently enrolled at University of Kansas Medical Center's 15-month Ultrasound Training Program
Nancy Rinke came to ultrasound tech school by an unusual path. A professional horse trainer, at the age of 40 she found that getting bucked off a horse was no longer a laughing matter, so she shifted to horse breeding.
She soon discovered sonography. "Sonography is used extensively in horse breeding to determine when to inseminate, and then to look for pregnancy. I was fascinated with the ultrasound, and was always asking my vet questions."
The Path to a New Career
Use our Ultrasound Career Resources index on the right to learn more about ultrasound tech careers and education, Once you have all your questions answered, find a school and start getting trained for your new career today.