How to become a sonographer
Pathways to this career
- Study an undergraduate sonography degree. An undergraduate degree in applied science or nursing are also common pathways.
- Complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound.
- Advance your career or specialise in a particular area of sonography with a postgraduate medical imaging degree.
What does a sonographer do?
Duties and tasks
- Answer patient questions
- Maintain and prepare a range of sonography equipment
- Operate sonography equipment
- Report findings to other medical professionals such as physicians
- Review and analyse images and evaluate them for quality
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