Sonographers..Overworked and Underappreciated.

I recently visited a friend in florida who is a sonographer, One night while I was there I waited for her to get home from work, she was suppose to get out at 5:00 and when the clock struck 6:30 I started calling her because I was getting worried. Right after I hung up after…

Sonographers’ and Social Media

After doing some research and discovering recent events that resulted in harsh punishment due tothe compromising of patients’ privacy, protected under the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability andAccountability Act),  It has me questioning as a sonographer how well we are trained to understand this law and the consequences that come along with it.  In talking with…

Romance or Reality In The Workplace

If any of you have fell prey on a dreaded office romance then you would agree with me that it’s a huge no no. A failed workplace romance can not only hurt your reputation but your career as well.  You can’t control where you find love, but when romantic sparks fly on the job, you…

“Darn Those Registry Exams!”

This is a sore topic for many of us. We all have our own stories on this sore subject so I’ll be vulnerable and share ONE of mine. Years ago,  I went in to go take one of my exams, I believe it may have been my second time, I was feeling so good, prepared.…

Those that know, Do. Those that understand, Teach. ~Aristotle

My last blog was for students, but today I want to talk about Sonographer’s who teach these students or who train the new Sonographer’s to work with them in their facility.  I’ve seen this go both ways, I’ve seen students who fail or don’t learn as much because they are stuck in a facility or…

Calling all Sonography Students

Do you remember the exact moment you decided you wanted to go to school for Sonography?  I do, I remember that day well.  I was working in the laboratory at Tampa General Hospital processing patient specimens. One of the specimens I received was a bag of feces, the reason this stands out is  that the…

Why I am here for You

Hi, My name is Stacy. I’ve been a Sonographer now for a decade and a half and I have that many years of notes that I recently started putting together to form a book. Although saving lives is very important and taking pride in that is just as important, what happens in between doing that…

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