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Student Abstract submissions – open until Monday 23 October –
for RT submissions
Student Abstract submissions close on Thursday 12 October 2017 -
for MI Submissions
Abstract submission for the ASMIRT 2018 Student Conference is now open.Take the next step towards your MRS career by presenting to your peers and debating the issues and topics of interest that matter to you most! This is YOUR chance to present papers and posters to your peers, sharing case studies or scenarios you have encountered, or raising issues you think need extra debate.
Details on how to submit your Student Conference paper will be published on the Conference website closer to the submission open date.
If you are submitting an abstract for research that you have completed as part of your honours project where you have collected data, e.g. quantitative results or completed an interview or focus group, or if you have completed a systematic review you should use the ‘Scientific matrix’. This also applies to any research project you have completed where quantitative or qualitative data was collected and/or analysed.
If you are submitting an abstract to present a patient case study, a novel technique related to any area of MRS practice (e.g. imaging, planning), a literature review or an issue you feel requires additional discussion/debate you should use the ‘Non-scientific matrix’.
For the ASMIRT 2018 Student Conference, abstracts should be submitted in the same format as abstracts for the main conference. Please visit our abstracts page to learn more about submitting your abstracts.
ASMIRT Student Conference – Diagnostic Prize (paper)
Awarded to the student diagnostic radiographer/medical imaging member who presents the best paper at the annual student conference.
ASMIRT Student Conference – Diagnostic Prize (ePoster)
Awarded to the student diagnostic radiographer/medical imaging member who presents the best eposter at the annual student conference.
ASMIRT Student Conference – Radiation Therapy Prize (paper)
Awarded to the student radiation therapist member who presents the best paper at the annual student conference.
ASMIRT Student Conference – Radiation Therapy Prize (ePoster)
Awarded to the student radiation therapist member who presents the best eposter at the annual student conference.
The ASMIRT 2018 Student Conference will be held on Friday 16 March 2018. The program will include invited speakers, social event and early careers forum. Student delegates will also be given the opportunity to present their own work to their student peers in a comfortable, safe environment, an experience that will no doubt set them up to contribute to future ASMIRT Conferences.
More information about the ASMIRT 2018 Student Conference workshops will be available soon.
The Canberra Region Cancer Centre (CRCC) is a world class healthcare facility that brings together various cancer management disciplines into a single, five-storey purposed built facility.
The cancer services at the centre comprise of several highly skilled teams, including medical oncology, radiation oncology, haematology, immunology, bone marrow transplant, psychosocial services and palliative care to provide comprehensive services to patients with cancer and related illnesses and their carers.
Come for a tour and see the radiation oncology facilities and radiation therapy advancements on offer to patients in the ACT and surrounding region. Delegate numbers are limited, so register early to ensure you do not miss out.
Sometimes patients display emotions and behaviours that interfere with effective medical care (Cohen-Cole, 1990). These emotions and behaviours typically evoke negative feelings in caregivers, and this aversive reaction leads to the designation of such patients as "difficult”.
In this interactive workshop you will explore effective communication skills to assist with managing those times when patient’s feelings and behaviours are overwhelming, or interfere with your ability to do your job, as well as focus on self-care in the face of patient distress.
Participants who attend this session will
The workshop facilitator is a clinical psychologist and educator.
Please note this will not cover aggressive behaviour management or self-defence topics. If you work in an area with a high level of physical threat it is recommended you seek training such as PARTTM which is an extensive “workshop providing a comprehensive and systematic approach to the predicting, assessing and response to aggressive/challenging behaviour.”
This workshop will cover:
Authors of varying experience are welcome to join the ASMIRT 2018 Publications Workshop. At this workshop, Ms Julie McCrossin, a well-known journalist and Professor Charbel Saade, an author and editor will share their experience. A senior journal publishing manager from Wiley and the editors of Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences (JMRS) will also discuss the requirements to publish in JMRS.
This workshop will be highly relevant to you if:
Have you ever been in a situation where you were hesitant to raise your concern to a colleague regarding patient safety? This may include making a mistake, poor clinical judgement or failure to follow a guideline that could result in untended patient harm. Have you ever tried to alert your colleague to your concerns and have it completely backfire and not resolve the situation?
In this interactive workshop you will explore effective communication skills to confidently and respectfully raise concerns with colleagues regarding patient safety during critical moments.
Limit: 25 participants per session (Sat and Sun).