What is Diagnostic Radiography?
Diagnostic radiography involves the use of medical radiation equipment and techniques to produce radiographic images of the body, to help the healthcare team in the diagnosis of illnesses and injuries.
What do Diagnostic Radiographers do?
Diagnostic radiographers specialise in producing high quality medical images to assist in the diagnosis of illness and injuries. They have to operate sophisticated medical equipment with skill and confidence.
With the advancement of Information Technology in the medical field, diagnostic radiographers find themselves in managing the technology required to produce, display, manipulate, transmit and archive radiographic images.
Is Diagnostic Radiography for me?
The majority of hospital patients are referred to the diagnostic imaging department at some time of their care.
If you like the challenge of working with advancing technology, patients of various ages and ethnic groups, and dealing with a wide variety of illnesses and injuries, then diagnostic radiography would be the career for you.