35 matches for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
|Alternate Occupation Titles||3 matches|
|O*NET-SOC Description||1 match|
|Detailed Work Activities||23 matches|
Alternate Occupation Titles
- Diagnostic Radiologist
- Nuclear Medicine Medical Doctor
- Radiologist Diagnostic
- Diagnose and treat diseases and injuries using medical imaging techniques, such as x rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, and ultrasounds. May perform minimally invasive medical procedures and tests.
- Advise other physicians of the clinical indications, limitations, assessments, or risks of diagnostic and therapeutic applications of radioactive materials.
- Check and approve the quality of diagnostic images before patients are discharged.
- Communicate examination results or diagnostic information to referring physicians, patients, or families.
- Confer with medical professionals regarding image-based diagnoses.
- Coordinate radiological services with other medical activities.
- Perform or interpret the outcomes of diagnostic imaging procedures including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computer tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET), nuclear cardiology treadmill studies, mammography, or ultrasound.
- Review procedure requests and patients' medical histories to determine applicability of procedures and radioisotopes to be used.
- Teach nuclear medicine, diagnostic radiology, or other specialties at graduate educational level.
Detailed Work Activities
- Administer medical substances for imaging or other procedures.
- Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
- Calculate numerical data for medical activities.
- Check quality of diagnostic images.
- Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
- Communicate detailed medical information to patients or family members.
- Communicate test or assessment results to medical professionals.
- Determine protocols for medical procedures.
- Develop medical treatment plans.
- Evaluate treatment options to guide medical decisions.
- Examine medical instruments or equipment to ensure proper operation.
- Explain medical procedures or test results to patients or family members.
- Gather medical information from patient histories.
- Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
- Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
- Monitor the handling of hazardous materials or medical wastes.
- Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.
- Prepare medications or medical solutions.
- Prepare reports summarizing patient diagnostic or care activities.
- Prescribe medications.
- Record patient medical histories.
- Train medical providers.
- Verify that medical activities or operations meet standards.
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