September 1999


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Deborah Richert <[log in to unmask]>
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UVM Flownet <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 27 Sep 1999 11:18:03 -0500
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At 12:03 AM 9/27/99 EDT, you wrote:
>In a message dated 09/26/1999 11:37:11 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>[log in to unmask] writes:
><< Hello! I also agree that the individual who can actually cross-train
> two ultrasound specialties is rare. The individual areas of ultrasound are
> diverging and to be current in the individual fields is getting to be quite a
> challenge. The skilled sonographer can do a normal patient, but subtle
> pathology is another thing.
>                                          Tim Oltman RVT
>                                          Memorial Medical Center >>
>    I would have to disagree with this statement, yes I am registered in more
>than one specialty, however I do not practice in all of the areas now that I
>am registered in, but I do practice in more than one, While I am not a jack
>of all trades, it is possible to do more than one thing well. I practice in
>two areas of sonography and I know that I do an excellent job in both of
>them. There are many sonographers out there who do a wonderful job in more
>than one specialty.
>I would have to sign this, master of two (not jack of all)
>Kelly Estes RDMS, RDCS, RVT, practicing in the last two
I agree with Kelly.  I am a sonographer also registered in more than one
specialty and feel I do an excellent job in each area of sonography I
perform.  If you ask the physicians I work with they would agree with me.  A
skilled sonographer can do excellent work in more than one specialty.

Deborah L. Richert, RDMS, RVT
La Crosse, WI