Conception dating ultrasound

17 Jun

There is no hard and fast rule for the number of scans you should have during pregnancy.

You can also be the hero of the office when you go to your doctor at your practice and say “Hey, the 3-vessel trachea view looks abnormal, what do you think?

” Not only will you impress them and possibly save a life, but you will earn respect and, hopefully, you are reminded as to why you wanted to be a sonographer in the first place.

Over the next 33 years, I worked in a Radiology office, in private practice, and in maternal fetal medicine.

Now, I am honored to be part of the American Institute of Ultrasound (AIUM). Because I now want to encourage all of you to use my experiences to take your profession to the next level. To encourage sonographers to love their jobs and be the best.

I challenge you to go beyond what you know to get the job done, be the best, and always treat your patient as your best friend, whoever that might be.

My challenge for you is to read about the 3-vessel trachea view and, if it is not a part of your daily OB routine, add it. Haylea Weiss, RDMS (AB FE OB/GYN) American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Apply for AIUM’s new Sonographer Scholarship Grant, a program that provides 0 and free registration to an AIUM post-graduate event.

Well, let me just tell you about this amazing cardiac image.

If you can acquire and document a normal 3-vessel trachea you can rule out Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA), Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), and Right-sided Aortic Arch.

I have always loved my job and continue to learn every day.

There is a whole world of ultrasound information out there.

I have evolved, grown, and through my profession I have continued to educate myself.