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CBD DMS 215 Class 4

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DMS 215
FUNDAMENTALS OF
SONOGRAPHY
WEEK 4
CLASS 4
CBD COLLEGE
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TOPICS TO BE COVERED
⚫SONOGRAPHER DEVELOPMENT - ROLES & SKILLS
◼Sonographer Qualities
⚫ Intellectual Curiosity
⚫ Eagerness and Perseverance
⚫ Critical and Analytical Thinking Skills
⚫ Technical Orientation
⚫ Manual Dexterity
⚫ Health Requirements
⚫ Self Direction
⚫ Emotional Stability
⚫ Communication Abilities
⚫ Dedication to the Profession
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BEING A SONOGRAPHER IN THE 21st
CENTURY
⚫ INCREASED NEED FOR
TECHNOLOGISTS
⚫ PHYSICIAN SPECIALIZATION
⚫ NEED FOR TECHNOLOGISTS
TO ASSIST PHYSICIAN
⚫ IN DEPTH EDUCATION AND
TRAINING REQUIRED FOR
SONOGRAPHERS
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DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF
SONOGRAPHY
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DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF
SONOGRAPHY
HYSTEROSONOGRAPHY
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DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF
SONOGRAPHY
CONTRAST-ENHANCED ULTRASOUND
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DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF
SONOGRAPHY
DOPPLER ULTRASOUND
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DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF
SONOGRAPHY
TRANSVAGINAL ULTRASOUND
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DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF
SONOGRAPHY
TISSUE HARMONIC IMAGING
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THE SONOGRAPHER’S ROLE
⚫ ROLE = SPECIFIC BEHAVIOR THAT AN INDIVIDUAL
DEMONSTRATES TO OTHERS
⚫ FUNCTION = THE TASKS OR DUTIES THAT ONE
MUST PERFORM WHEN CARRYING OUT A ROLE
⚫ SONOGRAPHER = ONE THAT IS TRAINED TO
PERFORM PATIENT EXAMINATIONS USING
ULTRASOUND
⚫ SONOLOGIST = A PHYSICIAN TRAINED IN THE
INTERPRETATION OF SONOGRAPHIC FINDINGS
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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME A
GOOD SONOGRAPHER?
⚫ SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
1. APTITUDE
2. ABILITIES
3. SKILLS
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫ INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY
◼
Interest in Science
◼
Challenged in Quest for New
Knowledge
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫ EAGERNESS AND
PERSEVERANCE
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Enroll in an Academic
Sonography Program
Strive to Improve Scanning
Abilities
Learn New Specialties
Take Continuing Medical
Education
Move into Managerial
Positions
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫ CRITICAL AND ANALYTIC
THINKING SKILLS
◼
Problem
◼
Hypothesis
◼
Facts
◼
Analysis
◼
Solution
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
Problem
Solution
Hypothesis
Analysis
Facts
CRITICAL AND ANALYTICAL THINKING SKILLS
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫
TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS
▪
Effective Exam
Scheduling
▪
Performance of Exam in
a Timely and Efficient
Manner
▪
Adaptation of Pace of
Exam to Needs
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TIME MANAGEMENT CYCLE
GOAL SETTING
TIME AWARENESS AND
TIME TRACKING
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TIME MANAGEMENT CYCLE
TAKING ACTION
PLANNING
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TIME MANAGEMENT CYCLE
TIME SHIFTING AND ADJUSTMENT
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫ TECHNICAL ORIENTATION
◼
Ability to conceptualize images
in three dimensions
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Psychomotor skills
◼
Technical equipment skills
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫ MANUAL DEXTERITY
◼
Above average manual
dexterity
◼
Good eye hand
coordination
◼
Steady hands
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
DEXTERITY
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫
PHYSICAL HEALTH
• Stamina
• Long periods of
Standing
• Reaching
• Lifting and
Positioning
Patients
• Handle Stress
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫ STRESS
•
•
•
•
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IN HEALTHCARE
Life Threatening Injuries
Overwork
Understaffing
Tight Schedules
Paperwork
Complex Hierarchies of
authority
Dependent and
Demanding Patients
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫ SELF
DIRECTION
▪ Sonographers must be
able to adjust quickly
to changes
▪ Independent decision
making capabilities
▪ Function
autonomously
▪ Remain calm when
disrupted
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
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EMOTIONAL STABILTY
▪ Life and Death
Situations
▪ Exhibit Compassion
▪ Patient Nurturing
▪ Patient Empathy
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
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EMPATHY - emotional
appreciation of
another’s feelings
▪
▪
ENHANCES THERAPEUTIC
EFFECTIVENESS
NOT SYMPATHY - expression
of pity or sorrow for the
distress of another
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
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KEY STEPS TO EFFECTIVE EMPATHY:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Recognizing presence of strong feelings
Pausing to imagine how the patient may be feeling
Stating your perception of the patient’s feeling
Legitimizing that feeling
Respecting the patient’s effort to cope with the situation
Offering support and partnership
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
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DEALING WITH GRIEF
▪ DO NOT SAY:
•
YOU’RE YOUNG, YOU CAN HAVE MORE CHILDREN
•
IT WAS FOR THE BEST
•
TIME HEALS ALL WOUNDS
•
IT WAS GOD’S PLAN
•
ANY OTHER INSENSITIVE REMARKS
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫
DEALING WITH GRIEF
▪ APPROPRIATE TO SAY:
–
I’M SORRY (BEST)
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IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO FOR YOU?
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I KNOW HOW UPSETTING THIS IS FOR YOU
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CAN I CALL ANYONE FOR YOU?
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫
COMMUNICATION
SKILLS
▪
▪
▪
▪
Good Listening Skills
Strong Verbal Communication
Skills
Written Communication Skills
Interaction with Physicians and
Other Allied Health Team Members
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SONOGRAPHER QUALITIES
⚫
DEDICATION TO THE
PROFESSION
▪ Satisfaction in working with a
variety of patients
▪ Participation in continuing
education throughout career
Ultrasound Online CE/CME Courses
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END OF DMS 215
CLASS 4
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