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DoseWise Radiographer of the Year 2014
Posted 18th December 2013

DoseWise RADIOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2014 COMPETITION

Will you be the ISRRT DoseWise Radiographer of the year in 2014 and win a trip to Helsinki?

And the winner is…..? We are excited to announce the next ISRRT DoseWise Radiographer of year 2014 contest. In support of radiation dose management awareness, the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT) and Philips are giving one radiographer the opportunity to become the ISRRT DoseWise Radiographer of the Year 2014. Please tell us what you have done to improve patient safety by managing radiation. The winner will receive sponsorship including flights and accommodation to attend the 18th ISRRT World Congress in Helsinki, Finland (June 12th to June 15th 2014).

Your entries will be assessed by a panel representing the international and diverse nature of the ISRRT and its member societies. The panel will select a winner who they feel has successfully communicated what they have done to improve patient safety through dose management. The winner will be announced in conjunction with the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna, Austria from 6-10 March 2014.

Do not hesitate and enter the contest on www.dosewise.com. The contest is officially opened; the entry period will run until 31 January, 2014.

CPD Cycle 20 Concluding 31/12/2013
Posted 17th December 2013

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A message to all those who are in the CPD Triennium CPD Cycle 20 that concludes 31/12/2013

Please ensure that all your CPD is uploaded into the members area prior to the 31/12/2013.

Letters will be sent to those who will be audited from the 6th January 2014.

If you require assistance with lodging your CPD, please contact the AIR office as soon as possible.

The staff will only be available until 23/12/2013 when the national office closes for the Christmas break.

Professional Practice Standards For the Accredited Practitioner
Posted 17th December 2013

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Professional Practice Standards For the Accredited Practitioner - 2013

The document is available in the publications area.

AIR National Office - Christmas / New Year Opening Hours 2013
Posted 13th December 2013

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The national office will close on Tuesday 24 December and reopen for normal business on Monday 6 January 2014.

Fax, voicemail and email messages communicated to the office during the course of the holiday break will be responded to in early January.

Best wishes from the team at the AIR.

Image Gently ALARA CT Summit 21-22 Feb 2014
Posted 10th December 2013

The Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR) and the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging (Alliance) will hold its Image Gently ALARA CT Summit, February 21-22, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Florida.

The program for the Summit will focus on How to use New CT Technologies for Children, and has a faculty of nationally recognized radiologists and imaging physicists with specific expertise in pediatric CT imaging.  Continuing education credits will be available for physicians, radiologic technologists, radiation therapists and medical physicists.  

Access the SPR website to view the program, make your hotel accommodations and register.  We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!  Thank you for your support of Image Gently!  Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.

The webpage provides information regarding lodging, registration and a link to the online brochure.  The webpage also contains access to the downloadable PowerPoint slides that can be used in your marketing efforts as well. 

Further Information - Links Below:

Meeting Webpage - http://pedrad.org/Events/2014AnnualMeetingUpcomingSPRMeetings.aspx

Online Brochure - http://www.flipsnack.com/BF9EFCF569B/fdznen3n 

AustralianAid - RT Trainer - Volunteer - Da Nang - Vietnam 2014
Posted 2nd December 2013

Radiation Therapist Trainer, Australian Aid Volunteer Assignment (8 Months) Da Nang, Vietnam.  Are you looking for a challenge? Ever wanted to do something different in Radiotherapy?

Assignment Details: Assignment number: AY1213VN29P Proposed start date: March 2014 
For more information and to apply please go to the AYAD website: http://www.ayad.com.au/assignments?AyaCode=AY1213VN29P 

Applications due: 21st December 2013 at 5:30pm, Canberra time.  

Please click here for further information.

If you have any further questions about the assignment, please contact either Mr. Vu Huynh (huynhanhvu@live.com.au) or Prof. Graeme Morgan (gmorgan1@bigpond.net.au).

For enquiries about the application process, please contact AYAD through the AYAD website.