NEWS FLASH! North Dakota, Oregon, and New Mexico are the First Three States Requiring Sonographers to be Registered by an Organization!

NEWS FLASH !

North Dakota, Oregon, and New Mexico are the First Three Statesregistered sonographers Requiring Sonographers to be Registered by an Organization!

April 2, 2015

North Dakota has now become the 3rd State in the country (the two others being Oregon and New Mexico) to pass a law requiring Sonographers to be licensed by the state. Credentialing through nationally recognized agencies such as the ARDMS and CCI will be acceptable forms of documentation.

For the complete bill, see:
http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/64-2015/documents/15-8161-01000.pdf?20150128135731

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Word of the Day – Head circumference (HC)

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute - Word of the Day

Head circumference (HC)

Head circumference (HC) – a measurement of the transverse cranial circumference taken at the same level as the BPD.  The cranium is measured for the outer edge to the outer edge, using an ellipse to outline the contour of the cranium.  This measurement combined with other measurements (BPD, abdominal circumference, femur length, humerus length) are used for dating and growth in the second and third trimesters

To learn more about Head circumference (HC), and how to identify it during your evaluations, check out upcoming OB/GYN hands-on training course that will provide hours of hands-on scanning.

Word of the Day – Doppler Shift

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute - Word of the Day

Doppler Shift

Doppler Shift – a frequency change in the sound wave due to the relative motion between the sound source and the receiver. positive shifts indicate the source and receiver are moving towards each other, while negative shifts indicate the source and receiver are moving away from each other

To learn more about Doppler Shift, and how to identify it during your evaluations, check out upcoming hands-on training course that will provide hours of hands-on scanning.