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1

Process by which an atom loses or gains an electron

Ionization!

2

Bone Densitometry

Measurement of bone density
(DEXA)

3

The ability to do work

Energy

4

Energy transmitted through space or through a medium

Radiation!

5

Who discovered X-rays??

Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen

6

The nonionizing form of Radiation?

MRI
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

7

A form of mechanical energy?

Images recorded through sound waves?

Sound

Sonography

8

A form of electromagnetic energy that has the ability to ionize atoms

Gamma Radiation

9

What day did Rontgen discover X-ray?

November 8, 1895

10

What initials on our name badge should we have -after completing the program and testing through ARRT?

RT (R)

Registered Technologist (Radiography)

11

Didactic faculty
Clinical coordinator
Program director

Classroom
Clinical teachings
Must have masters degree and are responsible for entire educational program

12

MDs must complete what highest level of education?

Baccalaureate degree + 4 years of medical school

13

Accreditation

Process by which an agency grants recognition to an institution for a program that meets specific criteria

14

Voluntary process by which an agency grants recognition to an individual usually by examination

Certification

15

Document specifying the minimum requirements for accreditation of an educational program by JRC

Standards

16

State grants permission to individual to practice their profession

Licensure

17

ASRT
American Society of Radiologic Technologists

Their goals are to advance th profession. In patient care and quality, and educational guides

18

The ability to decrease the negative effects of stress but not eliminate them

Buffers

19

Demand on time, energy, and resources with an element of threat

Stress

20

Planned positive activities to balance hassles

Uplifts

21

Physiologic response resulting from anger and fear and triggered by a real or imagined threat

Fight or flight response

22

The biggest thief of time is

Indecision

23

Worrying robs ......

Our ENERGY!!

24

The best way to manage time is o practice ....

Self management

25

The 3 nutritional substances we need physically and mentally are:

Vitamin C, vitamin B complex, magnesium

26

Case Studies

Real life patient situations that are studied for learning purposes

27

Who publishes the code of ethics ?

Who publishes the practice standards??

ARRT

ASRT

28

What personality traits are essential in high quality patient care situations

Critical thinking and problem solving

29

Joint review committee JRC -does what?

A governing body that makes recommendations regarding accreditation of schools

30

American college of radiology

Primary purpose is to advance the science in radiology