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Mammography: Analysis and Advanced Techniques

Oct 21, 2017

This webinar is a comprehensive review of issues important to executing a quality mammographic exam, provides valuable information on 2-D and 3-D digital mammography, breast image analysis and critique and the pros and cons of current and emerging modalities. Understanding the advanced techniques in breast imaging, recognizing the needs of the non-conforming or challenging patient, QA of digital units, MQSA certification issues and proper communication within the imaging department is imperative to providing optimal patient care.

Contact: custservice@mtmi.net

Breast Imaging
Educators
Leadership / Management
Live
Radiological Technology
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X-Ray Safety Officer (XSO)

Oct 24, 2017 to Oct 26, 2017

If you are responsible under provincial and federal regulations for the safety of employees exposed to X-rays in the workplace, the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada offers a three-day X-ray Safety Officer (XSO) course.

A dynamic mix of lecture, active discussion, daily assignments and a final exam sets the XSO program apart from any workplace safety course you’ve ever taken. This is supplemented with a training manual which includes copies of all slides and assignments.

Contact: marketing@radiationsafety.ca

Location: 165 Avenue Road, Suite 300, Toronto, ON M5R 3S4

Breast Imaging
Cancer Care
Certificate Program
Dosimetry
Hands On
Interventional Radiology
Lecture(s)
Live
Live
Nuclear Medicine
Ontario
Patient Safety & Management
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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Reimagining Care” Community Oncology Leading the Way

Oct 26, 2017 to Oct 27, 2017

This annual provincial conference brings Oncology healthcare professionals together to participate in innovative learning and networking opportunities. This year includes: Cancer is different for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) an interactive workshop facilitated by Canadian Task Force on AYA with Cancer.

Sessions on Lung Cancer and its treatment, medical cannabis, practical health equity, specialization-targeted breakout sessions, and “short snappers” on topics of interest to a multidisciplinary audience bring Oncology healthcare professionals together to participate in innovative learning and networking opportunities.

Contact: abaker7@cancercare.mb.ca

Location: Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Cancer Care
Conferences/Educational Sessions
Live
Manitoba
Radiation Therapy

Siemens Healthineers Innovations Symposium 2017

Oct 27, 2017 to Oct 29, 2017

Innovations Symposium is an annual knowledge-sharing event designed exclusively for imaging professionals. Over the course of two-and-a-half days, you will have access to timely and relevant education to help you acquire the tools and knowledge you need to maximize the use of your Siemens Healthineers equipment and help you improve the level of care you deliver to your patients. You will also have ample time to learn from and share best practices with your colleagues.

Contact: monica.ramsuran@siemens-healthineers.com

Location: Québec City, QC, Canada

Breast Imaging
Cancer Care
Certificate Program
Conferences/Educational Sessions
CT
Hands On
Interventional Radiology
Lecture(s)
Live
Magnetic Resonance
MR
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Safety & Management
PET/CT
Québec
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
Sonography
Workshop
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Radiation Safety in Digital Radiography

Oct 28, 2017

The focus of this Education Day is on Radiation Safety in Digital Radiography; it includes:

1) In-depth analysis of latest research findings about optimization of radiation exposure and image quality

2) The role of quality control in optimizing radiation dose to patient dose management in different areas (e.g. pediatric radiography, mobile radiography …)

3) Current Global Approaches to radiation safety

Contact: valhamouche@vcaeducation.ca

Location: Holiday Inn Barrie Hotel & Conference Center, 20 Fairview Rd, Barrie ON L4N 4P3

Conferences/Educational Sessions
Educators
Live
Ontario
Patient Safety & Management
Radiological Technology
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Siemens Healthineers Innovations Symposium Webcast: MRI Education Sessions

Oct 28, 2017

The Siemens Healthineers Innovations Symposium is an annual knowledge-sharing event designed exclusively for imaging professionals. On Saturday, October 28th you have the opportunity to view the MRI speakers via webcast.
This gives you access to timely and relevant education to help you acquire the tools and knowledge you need to maximize the use of your Siemens Healthineers equipment and help you improve the level of care you deliver to your patients from the comfort of your home!

Contact: cameronc@oamrs.org

Certificate Program
Live
Live
Magnetic Resonance
MR
Patient Safety & Management
Webinar
Workshop
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Siemens Healthineers Innovations Symposium Webcast: CT Education Sessions

Oct 28, 2017

The Siemens Healthineers Innovations Symposium is an annual knowledge-sharing event designed exclusively for imaging professionals. On Saturday, October 28th you have the opportunity to view the CT speakers via webcast.
This gives you access to timely and relevant education to help you acquire the tools and knowledge you need to maximize the use of your Siemens Healthineers equipment and help you improve the level of care you deliver to your patients from the comfort of your home!

Contact: cameronc@oamrs.org

Certificate Program
CT
Live
Live
Patient Safety & Management
Radiological Technology
Webinar
Workshop
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BCRS Breast Imaging Update: Breast Cancer and Beyond

Nov 4, 2017

The BCRS is pleased to bring you this new, one-day continuing professional development event in Vancouver, BC. This full-day event includes challenging and controversial breast imaging topics as well as an update on imaging techniques. Lectures are didactic and case-based but there will be two panel discussions with opportunity for audience participation.

Target Audience: General radiologists, breast imagers, oncologists and surgeons, mammography and ultrasound technologists, and radiology residents and fellows.

Contact: bcrs@bcrs.bc.ca

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Breast Imaging
British Columbia
Cancer Care
Conferences/Educational Sessions
Live
Radiological Technology
Sonography
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Trauma Radiography – Clinical Techniques

Nov 4, 2017

Recognition of the pathological processes present in your images is key to ensuring a successful imaging exam for trauma radiography. This seminar will introduce the methods and techniques to overcome non-routine challenges in diagnostic radiology. A major focus will be the inter-relationship of the various imaging modalities and how they clinically complement each other with imaging trauma patients. Select radiographic positions will be discussed as to clinical expectations in order to maximize diagnostic yield in an ALARA fashion and to give the participant a radiologist’s perspective as to the challenges in image interpretation. The speaker will be utilizing a case-based approach in the delivery of these concepts.

Contact: custservice@mtmi.net

Educators
Leadership / Management
Live
Patient Safety & Management
Radiological Technology
Webinar
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Radiation Safety Officer Refresher (RSO-2)

Nov 7, 2017 to Nov 8, 2017

This two-day course builds on your existing knowledge of radiation safety. Active exchange with our educators in advance of the course ensures course content tailored to your specific needs.

It is designed to reinforce your understanding of regulations and the best practices. It is the regulator’s expectations that active RSOs will update their training regularly.

Contact: marketing@radiationsafety.ca

Location: 165 Avenue Road, Suite 300, Toronto, ON M5R 3S4

Breast Imaging
Cancer Care
Certificate Program
Dosimetry
Hands On
Interventional Radiology
Lecture(s)
Live
Live
Nuclear Medicine
Ontario
Patient Safety & Management
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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FREE WEBINAR 1.5 ce – I Know it’s Rotated Doctor…But Why Does it Matter?

Nov 9, 2017

Free 1.5 ce webinar in celebration of Medical Radiation Technologist (MRT) week.

In this session we’ll look at the importance of proper positioning as it relates to revealing radiographic image anatomy. The principle of beam travel and profile imaging will be discussed as well as the impact of patient rotation on image acceptance.

Thursday November 9th
6 pm central time

Contact: custservice@mtmi.net

Breast Imaging
Cancer Care
CT
Dosimetry
Educators
Interventional Radiology
Leadership / Management
Live
Magnetic Resonance
MR
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Safety & Management
PET/CT
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
Sonography
Webinar
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Journée de formation annuelle de l’OTIMROEPMQ

Nov 11, 2017

4 domaines – 4 demi journées de formation
Accès sur place ou accès en webdiffusion en direct.
Thèmes :
Radiologie générale : La radiologie d’intervention- PiccLine
Radio-oncologie : La stéréotaxie
Électrophysiologie médicale : L’arythmie
Médecine nucléaire : Les normes de laboratoires

Contact: dpp@otimroepmq.ca

Location: Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de Laval, Boulevard René-Laennec, Laval, QC, Canada

Conferences/Educational Sessions
Live
Live
Nuclear Medicine
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
Webinar
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XSO Refresher

Nov 16, 2017

This refresher course is designed to help employers with industrial or medical X-Ray equipment across Canada to continue satisfying their regulatory obligations.
The regulators, both federal and provincial, expect that a qualified person will be designated as an X-Ray Safety Officer by the employer. The best way to maintain such qualifications is to continue updating existing knowledge. We recommend that a refresher course be taken every 3 years to keep up-to-date with all changes and requirements.

Contact: marketing@radiationsafety.ca

Location: 165 Avenue Road, Suite 300, Toronto, ON M5R 3S4

Breast Imaging
Cancer Care
Certificate Program
Dosimetry
Hands On
Interventional Radiology
Lecture(s)
Live
Live
Nuclear Medicine
Ontario
Patient Safety & Management
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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Joy at Work, Compassion and Burnout Prevention

Nov 18, 2017

This Interprofessional Education Day will allow attendees to:

1) Learn methods that allow you to develop meaningful communication, joy and resilience at work
2) Understand compassion, self-compassion and empathy and learn specific processes involved in the delivery of compassionate, culturally competent, care in an interprofessional team
3) Learn Mindfulness exercises to bring inner peace into daily life and be mindful while doing everyday tasks

Contact: valhamouche@vcaeducation.ca

Location: 20 Toronto St, Toronto, ON M5C 2B8, Canada

Conferences/Educational Sessions
Educators
Leadership / Management
Live
Magnetic Resonance
Nuclear Medicine
Ontario
Patient Safety & Management
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
Sonography
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Radiation Safety Officer (RSO-1)

Nov 27, 2017 to Dec 1, 2017

This 5-day premier Certificate Program is designed to prepare participants to successfully assume the Radiation Safety Officer role at a workplace that uses radioactive materials or radiation devices under the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Regulations.

The Program will help participants understand the fundamentals of radiation safety and teach them to confidently apply the scientific, regulatory and practical principles in their everyday work.

Contact: marketing@radiationsafety.ca

Breast Imaging
Cancer Care
Certificate Program
Dosimetry
Hands On
Interventional Radiology
Lecture(s)
Live
Live
Nuclear Medicine
Ontario
Patient Safety & Management
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
Read More

Digital Mammography – Mastering the Technique

Dec 2, 2017

The Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) requires all new and experienced mammographers to receive a minimum of 8 hours of training/education in a new mammographic modality. Due to its various benefits to patients and healthcare providers alike, full field digital mammography (FFDM) is the new modality of choice. This course is specifically intended for those technologists with experience in the field, but no formal training in digital mammography.

Contact: custservice@mtmi.net

Breast Imaging
Educators
Leadership / Management
Live
Patient Safety & Management
Radiological Technology
Webinar
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Radiation, Risk and Talking to Patients

Learn about the basics of radiation exposure from both natural and medical sources. The origins of estimates of radiation risk and biological damage and methods of comparing exposures to different types of radiation.

Contact: office@bcamrt.bc.ca

Radiation Therapy
Recorded
Webinar
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Dosimetry Certificate (CDC)

Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

Recent changes in radiation therapy have radically changed the practice of Medical Dosimetry. Dosimetry now demands an expanded skill set to meet the requirements of new technology and diagnostic techniques, including Respiratory Gating, Tomotherapy and PET-CT. The Dosimetry Certificate (CDC) is intended to provide a mechanism for radiation therapists to demonstrate knowledge and competence in the field of Dosimetry, to promote standards of excellence, and to identify those who have met a nationally recognized standard in the practice of Dosimetry.

Contact: specialtycertificate@camrt.ca

Certificate Program
Dosimetry
Patient Safety & Management
Radiation Therapy
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Mammographic Imaging-Practical Guide Course

This course is a thorough, comprehensive review of modern mammographic imaging. With overviews of several topics such as pathology, positioning, practical applications, and quality assurance, this course also examines breast MR and cancer treatments. Both analog and digital mammography systems are covered as well. This course is wonderful for both the seasoned mammography technologist as well as those interested in this modality.

Contact: clark@radunits.com

Breast Imaging
Cancer Care
Courses
CT
Educators
Home Study
Interventional Radiology
Magnetic Resonance
Patient Safety & Management
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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Digital Mammography: The Basics

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the basics of digital mammography. Technical aspects of recording, displaying and archiving a digital image are explained.

Contact: xrayladyce@gmail.com

Breast Imaging
Courses
Home Study
Patient Safety & Management
Radiological Technology
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Radiation Protection: The Basics

This course provides the most recent information and concepts concerning radiation protection in medical imaging.

Contact: xrayladyce@gmail.com

Courses
Educators
Home Study
Patient Safety & Management
Radiological Technology
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Radiologic Technology

This course is split into four sections: Professional Consideration and Patient Care, Equipment and Quality Control, Image Production and Evaluation, and Radiation Effect and Preventive Measure. You will be get a brief description of the job expectations in every aspect.

Contact: CEXray@outlook.com

Courses
Home Study
Magnetic Resonance
Nuclear Medicine
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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Patient Communication

This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of patient communication as it relates to the MRT profession.

The participant will:

  • Understand all required components of patient communication as an MRT
  • Learn to establish two-way communication with patients that is clear, respectful and non-judgmental
  • Consider verbal and non-verbal communication methods
  • Understand and practice effective listening skills

Course Fees:

• CAMRT member fee: FREE
• Non-member fee: $30

Contact: cpd@camrt.ca

Breast Imaging
CT
Dosimetry
Educators
Interventional Radiology
Magnetic Resonance
Nuclear Medicine
Patient Safety & Management
PET/CT
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
Recorded
Webinar
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Reviewing Patient Education Skills in the Clinical Setting

Aims to provide participants with an opportunity to reflect on their patient education skills, as well as approaches employed during clinical interactions. Participants will also examine various educational strategies and tools that may enhance their patient teaching skills and assist in the development of quality educational resources. The content of this course is suitable for health care professionals from all disciplines interested in advancing their knowledge of adult learning theory and educational design.

Contact: cpd@camrt.ca

Breast Imaging
Courses
CT
Home Study
Interventional Radiology
Leadership / Management
Magnetic Resonance
Nuclear Medicine
PET/CT
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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Nutrition And Cancer

This quick self-study course introduces the learner to the ways in which nutrition can play a role in cancer development, progression, treatment, recovery and
survivorship. There is compelling research that a healthy diet can significantly reduce a person’s risk of developing some cancers. In addition, malnutrition is a common problem in cancer patients that has been recognized as an important component of adverse outcomes, including increased morbidity and mortality and decreased quality of life.

Contact: cpd@camrt.ca

Cancer Care
Courses
Home Study
Magnetic Resonance
Nuclear Medicine
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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Health Care Ethics: An Introduction

Ethics permeates every aspect of health care. For health care professionals, understanding ethical concepts
and principles help to determine the best course of action or care for the patient. This course will provide
the learner with an introduction to health care ethics and provide analytical tools for ethical decision making.
The course will explore ethical theory, consent to treatment and decision making, privacy and confidentiality,
professional ethics, research ethics, and end of life issues. Through inquiry and case studies, contemporary
ethical dilemmas will be examined.

Contact: cpd@camrt.ca

Breast Imaging
Courses
CT
Dosimetry
Educators
Home Study
Interventional Radiology
Leadership / Management
Magnetic Resonance
Nuclear Medicine
PET/CT
Radiation Therapy
Radiological Technology
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Ultrasound Localization for Radiation Therapy

Health practitioners directly involved in radiation therapy treatment planning and delivery will examine the key components of ultrasound physics and instrumentation as well as develop skills to recognize and identify ultrasound anatomy of the breast prostate and uterus. The hands-on ultrasound scanning component will reinforce knowledge and develop skills for ultrasound localization. Hybrid delivery format.

Contact: ce@michener.ca

Location: The Michener Institute of Education at UHN, Saint Patrick Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

Breast Imaging
Cancer Care
Courses
Home Study
Radiation Therapy
Sonography
Workshop
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RADIOGRAPHY OF THE UPPER EXTREMITIES

24 A review of anatomy, pathology, and radiographic positioning of the upper extremities. All online, no paper, no mailing or faxing. 24 Credits.

Courses
Home Study
Radiological Technology
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Anatomy for the Radiologic Professional

Anatomy for the Radiologic Professional gives you a clear and concise understanding of anatomy. The course textbook, Anatomy Coloring Workbook, encourages you to use colored pens or pencils to color the anatomic structures throughout the book. Although coloring the structures is not necessary in order to complete the course, the author claims that the coloring process helps to thoroughly fix anatomical concepts in your mind.

Contact: info@gagece.com

Courses
Educators
Home Study
Leadership / Management
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The Respiratory System

Respiratory: An Integrated Approach to Disease skillfully bridges the gap between the science and practice of medicine. This beautifully illustrated book seamlessly integrates the core elements of cell biology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and pathology with clinical medicine.

Contact: info@gagece.com

Courses
Educators
Home Study
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