Dear Debbie, I am thinking of becoming a sonographer, but before I spend all my time and money on education, I was wondering what the career outlook is for this occupation? Continue reading →
Dear Debbie, I would really like to work as a free-lance sonographer. I think that going to different physician’s offices or medical clinics to perform ultrasound examinations would be perfect for me! I have just graduated and passed my ARDMS examinations. What’s the best way to get started? Continue reading →
Where Are the Highest Paid Sonographers? If you’re preparing to pass your SPI exam with Ultrasonic Education, you should consider heading to Northern California once you’ve passed. The top 12 highest paying cities for diagnostic medical sonographers are all located … Continue reading →
I have just graduated from my ultrasound program, and have already been offered a job. The problem is that it is only part time and the pay is less than I would like. Should I take the job or wait for something better?
- Cheryl in Tennessee Continue reading →
I stumbled on to this blog and would like to ask some questions. I am in school now studying to be Radiology Technologist, but my heart is with ultrasound. I know that’s what I really want to do. Is there any advantage to taking a Radiology program first versus going straight away into an ultrasound program? Will I make more with the extra schooling and experience? None of my advisors has been able to give me a straight answer.
- X Ray Student in Orange, CA Continue reading →
When should I sign up to take the ARDMS SPI examination? I have just completed the Physics and Instrumentation course at the college where I am enrolled in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. Should I take it now when it is still “fresh” in my memory, or wait till I have finished the program. I want to pass it the first time.
- Maria B. Continue reading →
It is soooo hard to make myself sit down and review for the SPI and Abdomen exams. I have the best intentions every day, but somehow I never do it. Guess my self discipline is not so great. Do you have any suggestions as to how to get started? I really need to pass these exams. My job says I have to pass the ARDMS exam in the next year or ELSE!
- Help Me Continue reading →
A lot of my classmates are talking about going to a review course before taking the SPI and specialty ARDMS examinations. It seems like a lot of money, when you factor in the travel and lodging expenses, plus the cost of the review. Why should I spend all that money and time when I can just study from my textbooks, and maybe buy some mock examination questions?
- Cheapskate in California Continue reading →