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ASMIRT Secure Members Portal - Access Issues
Posted 20th November 2017

We have recently received a small number of enquiries relating to members experiencing problems accessing the ASMIRT secure Members’ Portal.

Please refer to the explanatory article via the following link.

NSW student award winners
Posted 17th November 2017

The NSW Branch Student Award has now been finalised. Thank you to all those eligible students who submitted their responses to: 'Healthcare is in a constant state of flux. Reflecting on your time as a student, how do the professional skills that you have developed improve patient care now and into the future?'

Congratulations to the two winners!

  • Medical Imaging Award goes to Sarah Woodward - final year diagnostic radiography student, University of Newcastle
  • Radiation Therapy Award goes to Kevin Connell - third year radiation therapy student, University of Newcastle.
Office closed for Melbourne Cup holiday
Posted 1st November 2017

The ASMIRT National Office (25 King Street, Melbourne) will be closed on Monday 6 November and Tuesday 7 November 2017.

The office will resume normal operations on Wednesday 8 November 2017.

Scope of Practice for RT's
Posted 1st November 2017

The Radiation Therapy Advisory Panel (RTAP) have recently reviewed the Scope of Practice (SoP) for Radiation Therapists.

Comments on the Scope of Practice for Radiation Therapists are invited from ASMIRT members. Please send any feedback on this document through to info@asmirt.org by Friday 01 December 2017

Inquiry into the availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment around Australia
Posted 1st November 2017

Thank you for your submission to this inquiry. The committee has accepted your submission and allocated it submission number 24.

The committee has decided to accept and publish your organisation's submission as public. This means that your submission, your name (if on the submission) and the name of your organisation will be made publicly available on the committee’s website, with signatures and contact details removed.

Your public submission is accessible from the committee's website

The version of your submission that will be published by the committee will be protected by parliamentary privilege. This means that what you say in the submission cannot be used in court against you or anyone else. It is an offence for anyone to harass or discriminate against you because you have made a submission. Further information about parliamentary privilege is available from Senate Brief No. 11 – Parliamentary Privilege on the Australian Parliament website.

The committee is required to report by 5 December 2017. A copy of the report will be loaded onto the committee's website and may be accessed at www.aph.gov.au/senate_ca

Further information on the inquiry process is available on the Senate website

If you have any questions about this inquiry or the committee process, please do not hesitate to contact us on 02 6277 3515.

Yours sincerely

Jeanette Radcliffe
Committee Secretary

Expressions of Interest (EOI) to fill a casual vacancy on the Advanced Practice Advisory Panel.
Posted 1st November 2017

 

 

One casual vacancy currently exists on the Advanced Practice Advisory Panel. The final appointment will be recommended by the panel and is subject to Board Approval.

Nominees should possess a strong interest in the continuum of competency open to practitioners, with an emphasis on educational and advanced practice issues. The invitation is open to all members currently engaged in academic or clinical practice.

Interested applicants will need to address the following criteria;

  • Current financial member of the Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy
  • Extensive clinical experience in Radiation Therapy
  • Demonstrable interest, knowledge or experience in education and clinical practice
  • Available to travel to meetings interstate up to twice per year
  • Strong communication skills
  • Reliability and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

Written applications with a current CV should be submitted no later than COB on Friday 24th November 2017 addressed to:

Chief Executive – Confidential APAP appointment
Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy
PO Box 16234
Collins Street West Vic 8007

Or email addressed to the Chief Executive execoff@asmirt.org

(Submissions must be in Word format as an attachment)

 

ASMIRT are seeking a representative to participate in the ARPANSA Diagnostic Imaging Liaison Panel.
Posted 1st November 2017

ASMIRT are seeking a representative to participate in the ARPANSA Diagnostic Imaging Liaison Panel.

This person would be required to assist in the Diagnostic Reference Level (DRL) review and to discuss matters pertinent to the future use and development of MDCT DRL’s.

This representative must be currently involved in reporting DRL's to ARPANSA and must be involved in CT scanning and dose minimisation program

Further information can be obtained here 

If you are interested, please forward your CV to the Chief Executive  execoff@asmirt.org by Friday 24th November 2017 “