Professional Career options: Sonographer

Professional Career options: Sonographer

Studying Medical Ultrasound to Pursue a Rewarding Profession in Healthcare

One of the most popular health screening methods today is Medical Ultrasound (Ultrasonography). Ultrasound scan is preferred over other screening methods such as X-rays, MRI or CT scans because it is seen as more effective, flexible, safer, time-saving and cost-efficient. In order words, through ultrasound, the doctors can get immediate and safer medical screening results, which also helps the hospital to costs.

超声医学(Ultrasonography)是时下最流行的医学影像诊断技术.比起X光,磁共振成像或CT 扫描,超声医学扫描显得更有效,灵活,安全, 节省时间和有成本效益的。换言之,超声医学可以让医生更快速及安全的去为患者诊疗出问题所在和节省医院的资源

 What is Sonography (Ultrasound scan)?  什么是超声医学扫描(Ultrasound Scan)

You might have heard of the Morphology scan, which is an ultrasound scan used to evaluate fetal development. However, ultrasound scan is not just limited to scan on pregnant women. The ultrasound scan is used to view internal body structures and internal organs.Ultrasound scans are also used to detect problems in the thyroid, liver, heart, kidney and abdomen etc. They may also assist in performing certain types of biopsy.

你可能听说过形态扫描,就是通常用于产检来观察胎儿的发展。然而,超声医学扫描不只是可以鉴别胎儿的正常与异常,它也能用来判断器官的结构例如位置、大小、形态,以确定病灶的范围和物理性质。

What is a Sonographer? 超声医师是做什么的?

A sonographer is a professional who performs the ultrasound diagnostic scans and executions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the employment demand of diagnostic medical sonographers is projected to increase by 39% between 2016 and 2022.

超声医师主要是借助于超声仪来为临床医生提供医学诊断基础,根据劳工统计局(BLS)的数据, 超声医师在2016年与2022年之间的就业需求率预计会增长39%。

 How do I become a Sonographer? 如何成为超声医师?

To become a sonographer, you first need to have to complete the Graduate Diploma in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound (GDDMU) at Vision College, which the award is conferred by Australian Institute of Higher Education (AIHE). This programme is accredited by the Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR).

首先需要完成Vision College所提供的超声医学研究生课程( Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound),此课程获得Australian Institute of Higher Education (AIHE) 所认可并且是全马唯一获得 Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR). 认证的超声医学课程。

 Why Study Ultrasound Medicine at Vision College? 为什么要在Vision College读医学超声医学研究生课程?

Since 2005, Vision College has been training prospective sonographers. To date, Vision College is the only institution offering academic programmes in Ultrasound Medicine recognized by Malaysian Qualficiations Agency.

In this Graduate Diploma programme, students are trained at the college’s in-house diagnostic clinic, Vision Diagnostic, and will graduate with a minimum experience of 500 ultrasound scans. Students are also required to undergo the lectures, which are conducted by ASUM lecturers.

Vision College also assists with the job application and placement. While learning and training under this programme, hospitals in Malaysia and Singapore will be requesting to interview you, in order to sign you up as sonographers upon graduation. Find out more about Vision College’s Graduate Diploma of Medical Ultrasound and also the job-contract scholarships available!

I am an SPM student. What is the fastest way for me to achieve this qualification? 为一名SPM毕业生,有什么方法可以更快的得到该医学资格?

SPM students will first have to undergo the Diploma in Medical Imaging (DMI) at Vision College before undergoing the Graduate Diploma in Diagnostic Meducal Ultrasound. To date, DMI is the only diploma programme accepted by AIHE for admission into the GDDMU programme. In order to be eligible for DMI, you are required to pass your SPM with 5 credits, including Mathematics and a science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or General Science). Students who do not meet these criteria may undergo the Certificate in Science.

Did you know? 你知道吗?

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Diagnostic Medical Ultrsound programme may also practise as registered sonographers in the UK, Australia, US and Canada.  超声医学研究生课程( Graduate Diploma in Diagnostic Medical Ultrsound )毕业生可申请或注册在英国当一名医学超声医师。

 

For more information, contact Vision College’s course counsellor via Whatsapp at +60 11-1082 0525(Mr.Seve). 如有问题,请联络(Whatsapp) Mr. Steve电话号码是0 11-1082 0525。

 

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