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ND’s only sonography training program receives accreditation

The job market for sonographers is projected to grow 23 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
Nadine Aljets Nadine Aljets 5 min read
Matt and Bonnie Puro and his cracked helmet

Bicycling injuries leave man thankful for care

'I consider myself in the lucky to be moving department.'
Pat Miller Pat Miller 9 min read
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Mammography: Answers to common questions

When to start, the benefits and what to do if you have implants or small breasts.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 4 min read
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Understanding your mammogram report

You’ve done exactly as recommended. You scheduled your mammogram and have done your research on the process. You know what to expect during your mammogram, but what about after? What do the results of your mammogram really mean? Setting the standard It all starts with a radiologist who will interpret your mammogram. Does anything look […]
Terri Bentler, BSN, RN, OCN, CN-BN Terri Bentler, BSN, RN, OCN, CN-BN 4 min read

NDSU, Sanford provide only sonography training option in ND

Students who want to pursue a career in diagnostic medical sonography or echocardiography will now be able to stay in North Dakota to learn these skills. An existing radiologic sciences major at North Dakota State University and a partnership with Sanford Health allows students in the NDSU Department of Allied Sciences to pursue additional education, […]
SHN Staff SHN Staff 5 min read
3D mammography available in Bemidji

3D mammography now available in Bemidji

The Edith Sanford Breast Center in Bemidji is now using 3D mammography. This advanced breast cancer detection tool gives radiologists better visualization of the breast. This includes identifying previously undetectable cancer earlier and reducing the need for additional follow-up tests. 3D mammography is the most effective screening tool for diagnosing breast cancer. It performs particularly […]
SHN Staff SHN Staff 3 min read