Hospitals prefer to hire radiologic technologists
who have completed formal training programs, and most of these programs are accredited by the Joint Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.
These actions help radiologic technologists
get noticed, but for the wrong reasons.
In addition to X-rays, radiologic technologists
perform CT scans and MRIs and do interventional procedures.
The Image Gently campaign is conducted by the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging, founded by the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR), the American College of Radiology (ACR), the American Society of Radiologic Technologists
(ASRT), and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), and now encompasses 44 medical organizations serving more than 500,000 health care providers world-wide.
In 2005, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
recognized 94 accredited programs in radiation therapy.
This month's podcast features our first Top 40 under 40 "Tweep" (as judged by the New Mexico Business Weekly), Annemarie Henton (@ACHenton) from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Saia, a radiographer, provides a study and test preparation text for students in radiography, as well as those preparing for American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
(ARRT) certification examinations.
Digital imaging allows radiologic technologists
and radiologists, to crop, measure and invert an image to get a better look at a specific part of the body.
PHILADELPHIA, August 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, today announced an exclusive partnership with The American Society of Radiologic Technologists
(ASRT) to provide a complete series of computed tomography modules through Mosby's Imaging Suite for technologists' continuing education.
the text has been designed to parallel the mainstream radiography textbooks and addresses all content areas mandated by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists
curriculum, with up-to-date coverage of limited practice radiology and state-by-state guidelines for licensure and testing.
Apple was a member of the North Carolina Society of Radiologic Technologists
and active in the local Triangle Society, serving as secretary/treasurer and CE chairman.
In addition to the decrease in the number of facilities, the GAO reported a 4% drop in the number of machines, a 3% drop in the number of radiologic technologists
, and a 5% drop in the number of physicians who interpret mammograms.