Flashcards in ARRT Deck (24)
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists- Promoting High Standards of Patient Care by Recognizing Qualified Individuals
American society of radiologic technologists - national education society
-small group of technologist that wanted to share knowledge
American college of radiology- group of radiologists that influence our career field.
American medical assoc- group of physicians that influence our career field.
History of ARRT
-Established 1922 by four members.
-283,680 members (2012)
-200 questions? 20 pilot questions
REFERENCE CERTIFICATION EXAMS
-ct -mammography - MRI - sonography
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Good moral character
No convictions, unless served entire sentence and cleared
Education: -completed educational program in radiography-accredited by JRCERT
-Application for certification within 5 years of program completion
Classroom AND clinical (63 patient exams need completed)
Process apps in 90 days, apply 3 months before grad
APPLICATION FORMS ARE LOCATED WHERE?
Back of handbook
AGREEMENT OF APPLICANTS
Applicants for certification must agree to abide by the ARRT rules and regulations
APPLICATION STATUS REPORT
Id #, get a ticket that tells that you can call and register to take exam
1. Radiation protection
2. Radiographic procedures
3. Equipment operation
4. Image production
Results come in 4 weeks, score above 75%!
Renew ARRT every year- $30
24 credits in 2years
-track own points
-join ASRT -they track points for you
Radiological society of North America
- international education society
American healthcare radiology administrators
- spinsters national, regional, and local meetings, awards continuing education units (ceu's)
Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences
-promotes common goal of safe radiology
Association of collegiate educators in radiologic technology
-provide forum forums for educators to share ideas, strategies, and solutions in their quest for excellence in radiologic science education.
Mandates the licensing of radiologic techs by the states in which they work l
-provides standards to be passed by the states for the education and credentialing of ppl who administer radiologic procedures