In the April/May issue of ASRT Scanner, the winner of the 2016 Philadelphia Marathon has some advice for R.T.s looking to stay fit and reach their full potential. Taylor Ward, M.S.R.S., R.T.(R)(CT)(MR), believes healthy and fit R.T.s could help progress the profession and improve patient care. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Don’t miss the ASRT Radiation Therapy Conference in San Diego, California, Sept. 24-26. Meet influential leaders in radiation oncology while earning continuing education credits. Registration now open!
Mike Ketchum, winner of the 2016 Annual Drawing, recently took "the trip of a lifetime" to the beautiful Hawaiian island of Kauai. There's still time to benefit the R.T. community by purchasing tickets to win one of three dream vacations.
A health care facility in Pinehurst, North Carolina, is seeking a full-time magnetic resonance imaging techologist. Visit the ASRT JobBank® to learn more about this job and search for other nationwide positions.
Warmest congratulations to the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Radiography program's 34th graduating class. ALL of the graduates looking for employment have been able to find jobs (many here at #MayoClinic) and several students will be continuing their education in a Radiation Therapy program. We are so very #proud of you all!... View details ⇨
ASRT members can watch for the May/June issue of Radiologic Technology, coming to mailboxes soon. Along with Directed Readings and peer-reviewed research, look for an intriguing column on using social media hashtags to engage students. Members may access the publication online.
ASRT’s Radcademy® is designed to foster discovery. Developed by radiologic technologists and created by the ASRT, Radcademy highlights the science behind the technology and offers young students a snapshot of how medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures work. We think that’s pretty rad!
In collaboration with Toshiba Medical, the ASRT Foundation’s Safety FiRsT program will award two grants of up to $7,000 each to support radiologic technologist safety initiatives. Applications are due by June 30.
Membership has its advantages! With our RAD Perks Parks and Entertainment discounts program you can find exceptional prices on theme park admissions such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Six Flags.
A pioneering x-ray physicist who helped set national safety standards says that before he knew about the dangers of excessive exposure to x-rays, he treated his athlete’s foot with radiation. Read the interesting story of Lauriston Taylor.
The Kentucky Society of Radiologic Technologists, winner of a 2017 ASRT Advocacy Award, was highlighted in Radiology Business recently for its focus on ensuring patient safety. Read about the legislative issues KSRT has tackled this past year and its future advocacy plans.
Do you dream in color? A man who had previously only dreamed in black and white says he’s now dreaming in vivid color. According to his radiation oncologist, his switch to color may have been a result of radiation therapy procedures to treat a tumor on his eye.
The Directed Reading Flex Plan allows ASRT members more choice and flexibility in their continuing education. The new plan provides members with full access to a comprehensive library of Directed Reading articles published in the ASRT journals. [ Bit.ly Link ]