Oct 18, 2018
The lectures on each major subject will be followed by interactive screening sessions consisting of a mixture of normal and abnormal cases presented on the large screen exactly as they appear on
the viewing station at screening. During the course the attendees will progressively improve their expertise as they learn the full spectrum of normal breast images. Special emphasis will be
placed on the mammographic appearance of the normal breast and the radiographers’ role in the imaging early phase breast cancers.
Location: Shaw Centre, Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Oct 20, 2018
This Education Day will allow attendees to:
1- Understand the Unique Challenges of Breast Imaging
2- Learn about Targeted Breast US & Breast MR Indications
3- Learn Mammography procedures
4- Understand Ultrasound biopsies and procedures
5- Get acquainted with new and emerging technologies in breast imaging
6- Learn about breast Tomosynthesis Technological considerations
7- Appreciate Compassion in Healthcare
8- Learn about Quality Control in Digital Mammography
Location: 8 the Donway East, Toronto, ON M3C 3R7, Canada
Oct 20, 2018 to Oct 21, 2018
Following the hugely successful inaugural International Leading the Way: Radiographer Advanced Practice (LTWRAP) conference held in the UK in 2016 (link), Toronto, Canada is delighted to host LTWRAP in 2018. Come and network with fellow medical imaging and therapy practitioners on international perspectives in advanced practice, be inspired by our influential keynote speakers and appreciate the depth and breadth of current research in advanced practice.
Location: Michener Institute, Toronto
Oct 26, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018
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 peers.
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jun 1, 2019
This course covers anatomy, physiology, abnormalities, special procedures(CT, MRI…) and which exams best benefit the patient and their condition. Those that work taking plain films will realize what an important role they play as the imaging starting point for virtually every disease.
Jun 1, 2019
A comprehensive assessment of chest radiography. From plain film radiographs to contrast enhanced CT, MRI, and Nuclear Medicine studies. It gives explanations of many common and not common diseases of the chest. It divides the chest in to different aspects from large airway disease to the chest wall. Every chapter gives a description of the normal anatomy, variants, signs to look for, pathology and a description of how to best visualize the disease.
Jun 1, 2019
This course is intended to assist the mammographer. It informs us of the history of mammography. It describes technical considerations. It describes breast anatomy, pathology, physiology and in depth details in respect to biopsies and the responsibilities of the technologist before during and after the procedure. It leads us into the future with an introduction to the many innovative techniques being developed to detect breast cancer earlier, therefore saving more lives.
Jun 1, 2019
This course is divided into three parts, Thorax, Abdomen and Pelvis, and the Musculoskeletal System. It includes CT techniques, scanners, principals and protocols. It describes normal and abnormal findings. Showing correlation on CT images along with other imaging tools. It discusses approach, contrast agents, interpretation, artifacts, radiation doses and normal and abnormal findings in the abdominal and pelvic organs. Part three discusses the uses of CT in trauma, non-trauma, and incidental findings.
Jun 1, 2019
As the time and technologies change so must the ways of mammographic imaging. This course will present the technologist with an account of what is being done to improve mammography. It gives the technologist a detailed explanation of digital mammography and the different ways that the changes are being approached, studies of the progress and how to implement the new technologies. Issue for consideration.
Jun 1, 2019
This course gives a working knowledge of the basic principals and practice of medical imaging. It aids in the understanding of diagnostic radiographic images and the role that imaging plays in disease diagnosis. Each chapter describes normal and abnormal findings, and correlations of the disease in other modalities. The last three chapters are an introduction to Nuclear Medicine, Mammography, and Angiography, the benefits to these modalities, and the important role of each.
Jun 1, 2019
Radiation is the primary basis of all radiology departments. Ionizing radiation is potentially life altering and fatal. This course will refresh you in its easy to follow format. It covers everything from basic concepts to history of radiation biology and onto relationships of the body with radiation. Most importantly it covers how to protect ourselves and our patients from being exposed to unnecessary radiation.
Sep 1, 2019
This takece.com mammography course provides information on how to improve interpretive performance and medical audit in Mammography. It also covers MQSA Regulations, Inspections, and Enforcement. Furthermore, it explains the importance of adequate workforce for breast cancer screening and diagnosis. This continuing education course suggests strategies for a Supportive environment to promote quality improvement in mammography.
(ARRT 21.5 Cat. A Credits-meets MQSA req.)
Sep 1, 2019
This takece.com radiology CE course gives you in-depth knowledge of health risks from exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation. It includes molecular and cellular responses to ionizing radiation, radiation-induced cancer: mechanisms, quantitative experimental studies, and the role of genetic factors; heritable genetic effects of radiation in human populations, atomic bomb survivor studies, medical radiation studies, occupational radiation studies, and environmental radiation studies; integration of biology and epidemiology and estimating cancer risk.
The Computed Tomography (CT) course focuses on the technology and physics of CT scanners and imaging. It covers topics such as image processing, radiation concerns, and modern imaging techniques for the CT technologist. This radiology CE course also provides an intelligent introduction for any radiologic technologist interested in this modality.
This course provides the technologist with in-depth and comprehensive information needed when called to assist in forensic investigations. The major course topics include an introduction to forensic radiology, identification of the dead, imaging gunshot wounds, imaging abuse and non-violent crimes, virtual imaging, forensic radiological technology, and essentials of diagnostic imaging.
This course reviews definitions, risk factors, and diseases associated with obesity as well as patient care principles specific to obese patients. Specific modalities and their implications for obese patients are discussed.
• CAMRT member fee: FREE
• Non-member fee: $30
This presentation will take a comprehensive look at CT imaging of the urinary system. Participants will learn to differentiate renal lesions based on imaging characteristics, identify pathologies demonstrated, and establish the rationale of having specific protocols for renal and urographic imaging.
Interventional Radiology II consists of six chapters detailing procedures performed in the interventional setting. As well as a description of the procedures the course will integrate the knowledge of accessory equipment, patient care and imaging technologies that has been introduced in Interventional Radiology I. The topics covered will include vascular and non-vascular interventions in general and specific chapters focusing on neurological,cardiac and pediatric procedures.
This quick self-study course discusses the different types of prostate cancer, and current information regarding
prevention, diagnosis, staging and treatment of this disease. The course will provide details on the following
sections: recent statistics and risk factors for prostate cancer, signs and symptoms, prostate anatomy, treatment
options, issues surrounding prostate cancer such as PSA-screening programs, and survivorship support
groups. This timely course is intended for all health-professionals as well as the general public.
This mobile friendly continuing education course for Radiologic Technologists is a review of the history and look to the future of medical imaging. 2 Credits.
French for Healthcare Professionals
This program will help improve communication between French patients and their healthcare professional. Exchange of ideas and opinions lead to critical thinking that allows the sharing of knowledge and experience to support learning. Students will learn how to communicate to opinion-based questions and provide advice on various topics and will learn how to respond to questions based on practical knowledge. Lectures emphasize oral and written undertanding as well as written and oral expressions. The program consists of 5 intermediate and 5 Advanced level courses. FSL skills must be at Intermediate Level 3.
o Discuss protocol optimization and current tools for image quantification
o Describe features of vulnerable plaque and their correlation with outcomes measure
o Explore new future applications including flow and myocardial characterization
A one-hour pre-recorded webinar on image-guided breast biopsy, including stereotaxis, ultrasound, and MRI: indications; biopsy technique and device selection; algorithm development for multiple biopsies; and technical challenges and solutions
This course is ASRT approved for 8 category A CE credits. Knowledge of breast anatomy is fundamental to a mammographer’s skill set and important in creating quality mammographic projections. Written as an introductory course to breast anatomy and mammography, this course provides the radiographer with a review of both male and female breast anatomy; basic mammographic concepts such as patient communication, compression, localization of breast lesions, and reporting terminology; and a review of benign, malignant, and high risk breast conditions and pathologic correlations. This course is directly applicable towards the initial 40 total hours of training in mammography required by the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) and covers breast anatomy and physiology.
This course is an introduction to research for allied health professionals. It explains why research is important in allied health and details different types of research. It provides a basic understanding of research principles, designs and processes, enabling the beginning researcher to design a simple research study from start to finish, and apply the results to improving clinical practice.
After course completion, health professionals should be able to focus their research, whether of a quantitative or qualitative type, develop a hypothesis or aim statement, perform a literature review, and design data collection and data analysis strategies for the specific types of research studies. Ethical concerns in research and the use of research ethics boards will be discussed. Health professionals will learn how to compile results from acquired research data sets and derive conclusions. Dissemination techniques, such as how to write up research, for scientific journal publication, conference presentation, or in poster format, will also be reviewed. Financial support is an integral component of research; approaches to funding will also be included in the course.
No continuing education / Category A credit assigned to this presentation.
In this presentation, a review of the difficulties of taking xrays in trauma patients will be reviewed.
Radiologic assessment of the pelvis/ longbones/ wrist/ elbow will be reviewed.
– Learn to take proper x-ray in trauma
– Learn to take proper x-ray of the wrist
This unique book challenges you to look at a group of images, determine the diagnosis, answer related questions, and gauge your knowledge by reviewing the answer. It all adds up to the best interactive review of musculoskeletal imaging available–one that’s ideal for certification or recertification, or as an incomparable clinical refresher. Distinguished by a cohesive two-page design, each volume in this series is filled with cases, annotated images, questions and answers, pearls, and relevant literature references that will efficiently prepare you for virtually any exam topic. The book’s cases are crosslinked to an online component that includes full-resolution images, interactive image stacks, discussions and extra teaching points that reinforce your grasp of must-know musculoskeletal imaging topics.
Interventional Radiology is an evolving practice requiring the integration of theoretical, technical, and clinical skills. The environment in an interventional imaging suite requires an inter-professional, collaborative approach to practice and patient management. This Certificate in Interventional Radiology (CIR) is intended to provide a mechanism for medical radiation technologists (MRTs) to demonstrate knowledge and competence in the field of IR, to promote standards of excellence, and to identify those who have met a nationally recognized standard in the practice of IR.
The reading covers several intricate aspects of microbiology – a good review of the basics for the imaging technologist. With several easy-to-read diagrams and a thorough explanation in each area – topics are dissected in a clear and organized fashion. The material covers bacteria (reproduction, nutrition, growth, and replication), protein synthesis, genetic mutation, viruses, fungi, disease, toxins – and several others. This course would be suitable for any imaging modality.
The course provides an introduction into preliminary steps in radiography, compensating filters, general anatomy, and radiographic positioning terminology. The main focus is a review of positioning of various anatomic sections related to extremities, spine, & the chest and detailed description of the various radiographic procedures for each anatomic section.