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ARIN Imaging Review Course - New England Chapter
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The ARIN Imaging Nurse Review Course is a 2 day course designed to provide an overview of the skills required for the nurse working in the imaging, interventional, and therapeutic environment. This course can also be used to prepare for the radiologic nursing certification exam. It is not designed as a single study tool to prepare for this exam.

 Export to Your Calendar 5/6/2017 to 5/7/2017
When: 5/06/2017
7:30 am
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Catholic Medical Center
100 McGregor St
Manchester, New Hampshire  03102
United States
Contact: Bruce Boulter
866-486-2762


Online registration is available until: 5/6/2017
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PURPOSE AND GOALS for the Imaging Review Course

This educational program will provide a review of selected topics which can help prepare experienced Imaging nurses for the Radiology Nurse Certification Exam. This course is intended for the Imaging nurse who already has a strong knowledge base of radiology nursing. This course does not guarantee that participants will pass the certification exam. Individual participants are highly encouraged to take the time to study and gain mastery of the topics.

OBJECTIVES for the Imaging Nurse Review Course

Upon completion of the two-day course participants will be able to:

  • Identify 3 different modalities where biopsies can be done and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
  • Describe at least 3 non-vascular interventional imaging studies including purpose and patient care considerations.
  • Describe 3 common nuclear medicine imaging studies including purpose and patient care considerations.
  • Explain and describe applications of positron emissions tomography imaging for oncology, neurology, and cardiology. (new)
  • Describe at least 3 vascular interventional imaging studies and be able to identify the purpose and patient care considerations for each.
  • Compare the breast imaging techniques of mammography, MRI, ultrasound and breast tomosynthesis including the advantages of each modality.
  • Define and explain the basic principle of tomography, Magnetic Resonance, and Ultrasound.
  • Identify complications related to contrast administration (i.e. reaction, extravasation, contrast induced nephrotoxicity, NSF) and list methods for prevention and treatment of each.
  • Identify the nursing care of patients required before, during, and after diagnostic radiology procedures.
  • Describe at least three key principles for maintaining a safe environment throughout all imaging modalities.
  • Define the levels of sedation along the sedation continuum and identify patients who may be at risk for moderate sedation through physical assessment and documentation review.
  • Identify the difference between standards, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Discuss legal and regulatory considerations in the imaging environment.
  • Discuss Radiation Therapy including methods of delivery and populations that would benefit from its use.
  • Identify unique safety considerations in the use of Ultrasound contrast.

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