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Will my strengths and hobbies fit me for a radiology tech?

I am a leader and organized and like to be busy all the time.
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treasa’s Answer

Radiology technicians produce clear and accurate images of the body, enabling physicians to diagnose and treat medical conditions that would otherwise be difficult to document. Technicians operate sophisticated equipment that includes X-ray, mammography, computerized axial tomography (CAT) and positron emission tomography (PET) scan devices. By guiding patients through each step of their medical imaging procedures, these specialists ensure the production of high quality images.
Technicians prepare patients by explaining each step of the medical imaging process. They also play an important role in assuaging the anxieties of patients who may be concerned about the procedure. After instructing patients to remove jewelry, clothing or other items that could interfere with the equipment, radiology technicians position them correctly and protect them from overexposure, for example by covering parts of the body not being filmed with lead aprons. Occasionally they inject barium- and iodine-based contrast agents to improve image quality.

After focusing the equipment and capturing the images on digital file or film, radiology technicians review the results of their work with radiologists, and take additional views when necessary. A radiology technician may also be responsible for updating patient records and maintaining the imaging equipment itself.
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Gregory’s Answer

The most challenging and rewarding job in radiology is ultrasound. You not only help in diagnostics, but it is very operative dependent. In the field of sonography you can do anything from outpatient services to the operating room!! We save lives everyday and if you would like to know more you can contact me and I will be happy to tell you all about it.

Gregory Hunanian, ARDMS,RVT

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