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Intro to Rad- Unit 1
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Father of Medicine
Father of Modern Anatomy
Discovered the circulation of blood
Father of Pathology
Small pox vaccination
Germ theory (Pasteurization)
Discovered bacteria was the origin of disease. Surgical/Sterile technique.
Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
Pierre and Marie Curie
Discovered radium and provided foundation for the use of radioactivity in the treatment of diseases. Daughter died from radiation induced leukemia.
Coined the phrase "radioactivity"
Discovered uranium. Laid the foundation for nuclear medicine.
Becquerel and the Curie's
Discovered radioactivity. Won the Noble Prize in Physics in 1903.
Father of X-ray
Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
Wurzburg, Germany. November 8, 1895.
Where and when were x-rays discovered?
What was the fluorescing plate covered with?
The mathematical symbol for an unknown quantity
Bones of his fingers on a small disc of lead
What did Roentgen see that proved x-rays had a degree of penetrating power?
Bertha's hand. She saw as a premonition of death.
"On a New Kind of Rays"; December 28, 1895
1st paper on x-rays:
Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901, Title of Excellency, Crown Order of the Second Class
Honors for Roentgen's discovery:
Colon cancer in 1923
1st battery, 1st new source of electricity
Produced and recognized the first vacuum tube when he invented the barometer.
Patented rolled paper film
Revolutionized the world of medicine by making it possible to inspect the internal structures of a living subject:
X-ray opera glasses, x-ray proof clothing, and custom fit shoes. "Bone portraits"
Newspapers, magazines and circuses predicted unlimited possibilities with new merchandise opportunities like:
Professor Michael Pupin
Produced 1st United States x-ray 2 weeks after Roentgen's discovery
Assistant to Thomas Edison, 1st known fatality due to radiation
Ed. C Jerman
Father of x-ray technology
Topeka, Kansas in 1920
Where & When did Jerman began teaching radiographic technique with the goal to promote art and science of radiology?
Roentgen was experimenting with this when he discovered x-rays:
Requires critical thinking skills & more educational training
Requires specific skills like trouble shooting
Voluntary peer reviewed process through which an agency grants recognition to an institution for a program of study that meets specific criteria.
Ability to warrant credit or confidence; something that give a title to credit. Like the letters we'll receive to follow our name to show we have certification.
A voluntary process through which an agency grants recognition to an individual on the demonstration, usually by examination of specialized professional skill.
Process by which a government agency grants permission to individuals to practice their profession. Most states require as well as certificate.
An authoritative rule dealing with detail or procedure
A listing of individuals holding certification in a particular profession
Essentials or Standards
Documents specifying the minimum quality standards for the accreditation of programs
JRECRT & JRC
National Accrediting Agencies
Accredits Radiology programs. Volunteer for membership
A board or governing body of an organization. Each discipline is represented
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Joint Review Committee
ARRT, ARDMS & NMT
National Certification Agencies (for Individuals)
The American Registry of Radiologic Technology
American College of Radiography
American Society of Radiologic Technologist
ARRT (The American Registry of Radiologic Technology)
Founded in 1922.
Goal to encourage study and evaluating the standards for radiologic technology; examining and certifying eligible candidates and publishing a list of registrants periodically. Sponsored by ACR&ASRT.
24 CE every 2 years.
$25 annual fee.
The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Nuclear Medicine Technology
ASRT, AHRA, ARRS, & AEIRS
National Professional Societies (to benefit you)
American Healthcare Radiology Administrators
American Roentgen Ray Society
What's the oldest American Radiologic Society?
ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologist)
Goals: Advance the profession, maintain high standards of education, enhance the quality of patient care, further the welfare and social economics of RT's.
Open to all registered technologist.
Association of Educators in Imaging & Radiologic Sciences
6 CE per year; $45
Arkansas license requirements:
Local professional organization
Radiography Continuing Education Consortium (RCEC)
3 meetings per year/ 6 CE points
State professional organization
Arkansas Society of Radiologic Technologist (ArSRT)
Annual convention; Geared toward student.
The driving and guiding force that outlines the organization's reason for existence and defines what should be done and how:
Board of Directors
Not hired by hospital. Usually community members. Given no authority to operate the hospital, no personal benefit or gain. Employ the CEO.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Deals with staff & employees along with day to day operations.
Hospital accrediting body
-Works with dept. director
-Oversees quality of patient care
Criteria desired, Improved technical skills, strong interpersonal skills, value of customer skills, & personal responsibility:
Charts a course of action for future
Development of a structure or framework that identifies how people do their work
Getting the right people to do the work and develop their abilities so they can work better
Stimulation of effort needed to preform the required work. Giving orders and promoting an understanding of what is to be done.
Measuring progress toward hospital goals on a regular basis
Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Controlling, & Coordinating:
Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Usually the Medical Director or Administrative Director.
-Link to formal hospital organization and medical staff
-Serves on executive committee
-Primary responsibilities: patient care, efficient & effective service
Health care settings for Radiography
Clinics, Physicians offices, Imaging centers, Mobile imaging, Emergency care centers, Industry & Research
State health department
Who issues CON's?
Certificates of need; for new services
Nuclear Regulator Commission
Occupational Safety and Health Association
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