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The Future of Radiology Training

2019 07 Oct

Leveraging technology, particularly simulation and virtual reality (VR) , is an effective way to prepare medical students for the future of radiology, according to experts in this field of medicine. Residency largely consists of memorising for exams but incorporating technology in radiology residency training programmes will mean less of a need... Read more

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Building radiology's future: junior doctors as leaders

2019 14 May

Junior doctors today have worked in the NHS through some of its most tumultuous times. Those who commenced their working life in 2016 will have had the start of their careers coincide with the junior doctor strikes , and will now have seen many of their colleagues leave the NHS to work abroad, on a temporary, or indeed, on a permanent basis; however,... Read more

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Poll Finds Patient Safety is Threatened by Current Ultrasound-Guided PIV Insertion Techniques

2019 09 May

New findings highlight the urgent need to reduce contamination risk through standardized, aseptic non-touch technique A new clinician poll conducted by Nancy Moureau, RN, PhD, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC, has found that relatively few healthcare facilities have established a standardized process for maintaining proper aseptic non-touch technique during... Read more

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Gaming: Joy in radiology education

2019 23 Apr

Radiology residency programs find the fun in learning by leveraging cutting edge technologies. A new comprehensive review on r adiology education using gaming technology, presents valuable insight into the value of gaming , game types and gaming principles, artificial intelligence applications and continued education.  The study published in... Read more

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Future of ultrasound Ed: gamification & VR

2019 13 Feb

Executive Summary Prof. Paul Sidhu , President of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology ( EFSUMB ), shares with Healthmanagement.org a preview of his presentations at the forthcoming ECR 2019 .  The use of ultrasound simulation models as tools in training and education is among the important... Read more

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Establishing competence in radiology

2018 22 Sep

A UK perspective. Competence in radiology is established by the end of training by a variety of summative and formative assessments, collated within an e-portfolio alongside annual educational supervisors’ reports and review of competence progression. In the United Kingdom training in clinical radiology is undertaken... Read more

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Supporting the next generation of doctors

2017 18 Oct

Summer school delegates gain some hands-on experience with the SonoSite instruments   FUJIFILM SonoSite continues to maintain its strong focus on supporting medical training and education, and recently supplied instruments for a series of ultrasound workshops at the Doctors Academy International Medical Summer School. On the 31st of July 2017,... Read more

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2015 RSNA Outstanding Educator and Researcher Awards Go To…

2015 29 Nov

The Annual Meeting’s opening session this morning included an awards presentation by RSNA President Ronald L. Arenson . The laureates were honoured for their outstanding contributions in the field of education and research. The Outstanding Educator Award was presented to the thoracic radiologist Kay H. Vydareny , MD, in recognition for her extraordinary... Read more

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Siemens supports development of future healthcare talent with online educational tools‏

2015 21 Sep

Siemens Healthcare has launched a range of online educational healthcare resources to introduce medical technology to those aged between seven and 16, including a cut-out MRI system. A range of online resources launched to enhance teaching and learning around core healthcare topics New tools designed to introduce young people to the... Read more

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'My Hospital' Films Educate Learning-Disabled Patients

2014 23 Jun

Newcastle Hospitals have teamed with a community arts organisation to produce a series of films to educate learning-disabled people about what to expect as they prepare for hospital appointments which include radiology tests. Each film in the ‘My Hospital’ series features people with learning disabilities, along with their caregivers and hospital... Read more