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Locum Sonographer

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Who is Locum Sonographer?   A Locum Sonographer is a person who temporarily fulfills the duties of Permanent Sonographer. The word locum is short for the Latin phrase locum tenens, which means “placeholder”, akin to the French lieutenant. The abbreviated form “locum” is common in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom; unlike in Latin, its plural is locums. In the United States, the full length “locum tenens” (plural: locum tenentes) is preferred, though, for some particular roles, alternative expressions (e.g., “substitute teacher”) may be more commonly used. A sonographer, or ultrasonographer, is a healthcare professional, who specializes…