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The C word

Being a sonographer is hard work. I’m not referring to the amount of studying we have to do, or all the diseases and cancers we need to know like the back of our hand… but the emotional weight we carry everyday. 464 more words


The Focaccia Bread - Boob Test.

Faint hearted readers refrain.

After my Mammo last week, I have decided to invent a machine — The penis-o-gram. O! Ye women – who have suffered this not so subtle torture, we shall lead a victory dance to all male toilets, grab them and make them go through this very vital test! 600 more words


My First Week of Clinicals

Well, it came. And I most definitely conquered.

The day I anxiously awaited for a full semester, and a month long winter break came faster than I expected, and went better than I expected. 888 more words


3 Stretches All Sonographers Should Do

Have you ever thought about how you stand? Or how you hold a transducer? Or how you position yourself over your patient? Incorrect positioning in any form could increase your risk of pain and injury. 458 more words


Farewell 2015!

Today is the last day of 2015. What better day than to remincise on the memories I made this year?

Let’s start with January 2015. The start to a promising year! 1,089 more words


I'm Back!

Hip-hip hooray!

As of today I have officially completed my first semester in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. Oh heck ya! It feels so darn good to be finished. 244 more words


The Accidental Pioneer: Sonography students benefit from Patty Braga’s experience, passion

From Contact magazine, Winter 2015-16

It was a crisp autumn day in 1969 and 17-year-old Patty Braga was driving the family Mustang on River Road in Passaic, N.J. 1,553 more words