Diagnostic Radiography

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Diagnostic radiography is an inspiration to me as the radiographers play a vital role which has an impact on other people’s life and for this reason I would like to pursue my career in the same. I have a keen interest in different technologies, especially within the medical department that has various types of advanced technologies such as ultrasound, x-rays, MRI, and CT. In my opinion I believe that a radiography degree has a combination of technology and science which would make a perfect career choice for me as I like to put all my hard work into practice. While studying applied science skills I developed through my coursework and practicals are, time management skills, being accurate, and giving attention to small details. Studying this course allows me to prepare myself for the scientific courses of the degree. Biology and physics are the most interesting subjects as they equip me with the knowledge of the human body and the types of waves and radiation present in radiology. One year of studying chemistry, biology, mathematics and physics as A Levels has given me a clear insight of the human anatomy and the different types of diseases in biology and various types of…show more content…
Skills which I believe that are important for a radiographer is strong communication skills, organizational skills, empathy, punctuality, caring and ability to solve problems quickly which I have developed from my part time job as a sales assistant and also from my work experience. My work placement in radiology department at Watford general hospital, shadowing a professional radiographer has given me a clear insight into the role of the radiographers and helped me develop a keen interest in this field. The visit included observations of the X-rays in different rooms and departments within radiology such as Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and A&E
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