The Sonography Lounge Hosts Lori and Trisha sit down with Dr. Blake Randles and talk about how he got into ultrasound and how he has utilized his skillset throughout his career starting as a sonographer, then a chiropractor, and into NP. Dr. Randles was designated a "Pioneer" of the RMSK certification and utilizes ultrasound for both diagnostic and interventional practices.
Dr. Blake received his Bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Science with an emphasis in diagnostic ultrasound from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He also completed the pre-medical accelerated science program at Scott Community College and went on to obtain his Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Iowa.
He is a board-certified, Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Medical Sonologist with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonologists with ultrasound experience from multiple medical settings. Throughout his career, Dr. Blake has delivered abdominal, surgical, OB, gynecological, neonatal brain, vascular, and musculoskeletal ultrasounds.
Find Dr. Randles at:
Associated Physicians Group: https://www.associatedphysicians.com/physicans
CME and Cross-training resources:
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute (Training materials and programs): www.gcus.com
Societies and Certification Agencies:
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: https://www.acog.org/
American College of Radiology: https://www.acr.org/
Sonographer / Physician: American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS): www.ardms.org
Physicians: Alliance for Physician Certification & Advancement (APCA): www.APCA.org
Point of Care Healthcare Providers: Point of Care Certification Academy (POCUS): www.pocus.org
Sonographer / Physician: Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI): www.cci-online.org
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine: https://www.aium.org/
Want to become a Sonographer? Find an accredited long term Ultrasound Program: https://www.caahep.org/Students/Find-a-Program.aspx