ECC RTEC 106 - Professional Roles and Behaviors for the Radiologic Technologist (24 pages)

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El Camino College
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Rtec 106 - Clinical Experience 1
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Professional Roles and Behaviors for the Radiologic Technologist RTEC 123 1 Health Care Team Hospitals are much like a small city Housekeeping EVS Dietary Security Nurses Engineering Chaplain Counseling services Administration Doctors Laboratory Radiology Diagnostic Imaging All working TOGETHER to do WHAT 2 Patient Care that is why we are here The well being of patient requires the cooperative efforts of MANY team members 3 Imaging Department Radiology or Diagnostic Imaging Radiologist Technologists Radiology Assistants Transporters Film Library Staff Reception Staff Managers Department Leaders PACS Manager 4 5 FIG 5 2 Sample organizational chart for a radiography program Elsevier items and derived items 2007 2003 by Saunders an imprint of Elsevier Inc Career Paths in Radiology Technologist s Primary Certifications Radiography Nuclear Medicine Technology Radiation Therapy Sonography Magnetic Resonance Imaging 7 Career Paths in Radiology Mammography Computed Tomography Magnetic Resonance Imaging Quality Management Sonography Bone Densitometry Vascular Sonography Cardiac Interventional Radiography VascularInterventional Radiography Breast Sonography Registered Radiologist Assistant 8 Communication Dependent on the ability of ALL team members to relay information systematically preventing essential details from being overlooked One of the biggest challenges in health care today The Checklist Manifesto Atul Gawande 9 Radiography as a Profession A profession is not only a field of study but also the application of specialized knowledge to benefit others A profession is organized to govern itself to effectively set standards of professional behavior education and qualification to practice and to enforce those standards within its ranks 10 Radiography as a Profession A profession is expected to advance and to continually review and challenge the basis of knowledge on which it functions Life long learning through continuing education Licensure requirement 11 ARRT news ARRT certifications awarded January 1 2011 and thereafter will be time limited to 10 years Prior to the end of the 10 year period the individual will be required to demonstrate continued qualifications in order to continue to hold the certification But ARRT certifications that are awarded in advance of January 1 2011 and that are kept currently registered will not be subject to Continued Qualifications requirements 12 Professional Organizations ASRT American Society of Radiological Technologists The oldest and largest national professional association for technologists in Radiologic sciences 1920 Developed Radiologic science curriculum for all modalities Sets the instructional standards across the nation 13 ASRT The only nationally recognized professional society representing all radiologic technologists in the U S Serves its membership in many ways including significant contribution to education professional advancement legislation and public relations Opportunities for CE s at a low cost 14 Homework Assignment From asrt org Write a short summary explaining what ASRT is trying to accomplish with the CARE bill Go to Legislative Regulatory Contact your Congress person to support the CARE bill Extra credit opportunity in RT 106 for joining ASRT 15 ASRT org for Students Check out the Student page Job opportunities Scholarships Membership Discount 16 CSRT California Society of Radiologic Technologists www csrt org Extra credit for joining Hosting conference this November in San Jose area In conjunction with Rad Tech Week Second week of November Why early November Good opportunity for CE s Keep this in mind for your professional future 17 ECC Radiologic Technology Program Mission Statement The mission of the Radiologic Technology Program is to prepare well qualified imaging practitioners who are committed to professional growth and life long learning while supporting the highest standards of ethics patient care and technical practice 18 Unprofessional behavior http www youtube com watch v ZM2f7r fSUQw http www youtube com watch v SCpInxwSxXE feature related 19 Goal 4 Instill in the student appreciation for the concept of life long learning and continued education along with the value of participation in professional organizations 20 Goal 4 Instill in the student appreciation for the concept of life long learning and continued education along with the value of participation in professional organizations 21 Provide competent Radiologic Technology graduates to the health care community who are prepared to meet their career goals Graduate ethical and caring practitioners who apply radiation safety principles on patients self and others 22 What is Professionalism http www youtube com watch v 4lI d7d 4MVw feature related 23 A Professional is someone who can do his work when he doesn t fell like it Alistair Cooke I AM YOUR PATIENT WHAT DO YOU SEE http www youtube com watch v MTcopj6dYWQ 24


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