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How Long Does it Take to Become an X-Ray Tech

September 6, 2020 6:41 pm Published by Comments Off on How Long Does it Take to Become an X-Ray Tech How long does it take to become an x-ray tech? 2 years is the short answer. Radiologic technologists (also known as X-Ray Technicians) need an associate‚Äôs degree to become certified. Associate’s degrees typically take two years to attain. Radiologic technologists can specialize in one of many specializations including MRI and Sonography. Radiologic technology is a… Read more
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Radiology Technician: A Day in Life

April 7, 2020 4:56 am Published by Comments Off on Radiology Technician: A Day in Life A radiology technician is a medical professional that conducts diagnostic imaging scans, such as x-rays or MRIs, on a patient’s body. With the help of these images, doctors can have a better idea of what is wrong with a patient. Rad techs play a pivotal role in the day-to-day activities of and the delivery of… Read more
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Keeping Track in Radiotracer Production for PET Imaging

June 22, 2017 6:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Keeping Track in Radiotracer Production for PET Imaging The production and handling of radiotracers used in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging techniques require careful control and tracking of the materials being used. Autoscribe Informatics has introduced the Matrix Gemini PET Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) configuration for this purpose. Developed in collaboration with two hospital-based PET centers, this affordable LIMS solution gives full… Read more
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A Typical Day on the Job for a Radiation Therapy Tech

April 15, 2017 7:02 am Published by Comments Off on A Typical Day on the Job for a Radiation Therapy Tech The battle against the Big C is ongoing, but the odds are slowly tipping in the direction of effective management, and possibly a cure. Many treatment milestones have improved the chances of cancer patients to survive from 10% to 70%, and one of the more significant ones is radiation therapy. It was actually more than… Read more
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Working With X Ray Technology: The Dangers

March 1, 2017 8:09 pm Published by Comments Off on Working With X Ray Technology: The Dangers Dangers Of A Radiology Career Radiology is a tempting career for many looking for stable long-term work that pays well. One thing that often scares people away from a career in Radiology is studies that show an increased risk for certain cancers in those who work with X-ray technology. While eliminating the risk associated with… Read more
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Radiation Therapy Schools in Georgia

September 20, 2016 6:11 am Published by Comments Off on Radiation Therapy Schools in Georgia How to qualify as a Radiation Therapist in Georgia There are a number of options on offer in Georgia that lead to qualification as a Radiation Therapist. At the entry level are 12-month certificate programs for those with no medical background, bridge programs for practicing therapists without formal qualifications, full baccalaureates with a concentration in… Read more

Radiation Therapy Schools in North Carolina

June 8, 2016 8:16 pm Published by Comments Off on Radiation Therapy Schools in North Carolina Radiation therapists play an important role of providing radiation therapy services to patients with various illnesses such as cancer. Radiation treatment often goes hand in hand with chemotherapy and surgery. Most radiation therapists work in general medical and surgical hospitals, oncology centers, colleges and universities and medical and diagnostic laboratories. To become radiation therapists, you… Read more

Radiology Technician Job Description

September 17, 2015 8:34 am Published by Comments Off on Radiology Technician Job Description Radiology technicians play a vital role in the health care industry and in the lives of their patients. Radiology technicians work with the radiologist to perform various kinds of diagnostic imagining examinations that are crucial for the detection of illness, injury, and other medical conditions. Their role is extremely important for obtaining a high-quality image… Read more

How long does it take to become a radiology technician

March 8, 2015 8:52 am Published by Comments Off on How long does it take to become a radiology technician The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects there to be a 28 percent increase for job growth in this area until a minimum of year 2020. With an annual average salary of $50,000 to $60,000, it is no wonder that many professionals who desire to work in the medical field are choosing this profession. If you… Read more
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How to Write a Radiology Technician CV

January 18, 2015 6:39 pm Published by Comments Off on How to Write a Radiology Technician CV Use the following tips to help you write an excellent resume that’s sure to get you the job you’ve been looking for. The Overall Presentation of Your CV Presentation is especially important because prospective employers are likely searching through hundreds of resumes that are very similar to yours. Format – Never use excessive colors when… Read more