Last September, a new scholarship endowed by Marilyn Sackett was announced. We’re proud to reveal the recipient of the Marilyn Sackett Leadership Scholarship. Congratulations to Darcy Willis, M.S.Ed., R.T.(R)(CT)! As a current faculty member of a radiography program and a department chair at Madison College’s School of Health Sciences in Wisconsin, Willis is also working on her doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership. She will be … Continue reading Announcing the Marilyn Sackett Leadership Scholarship Recipient
Becoming a breast health clinical navigator is a rewarding and challenging career path that requires a variety of skills and knowledge. It is important to understand what the role entails and what qualifications and experience are necessary to become a breast health clinical navigator. As a breast health clinical navigator, you will be responsible for providing support to patients and their families in their journey … Continue reading Navigating the Way to Becoming a Breast Health Clinical Navigator
Becoming a radiology technologist requires at least two years of higher education, but after getting that degree, you still have many opportunities to advance your career. Some rad techs choose to specialize in a specific modality, some become instructors, and some go into management positions. What should you do if you’re looking career advancements in radiology? Become an Instructor If you enjoy sharing your knowledge … Continue reading 3 Career Advancements in Radiology
Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women, and mammograms are an important part of helping diagnose the disease and help increase the chances of survival. Mammography technologists are vital to taking digital pictures of the breast and detecting lumps or tumors. Is becoming a mammography technologist a goal of yours? Prerequisites for Registered Mammography Technologists To become a registered mammography technologist, you will need at … Continue reading How to Become a Registered Mammography Technologist
With everything being digital nowadays, you might think it’s easier to find and apply to jobs online through different job boards. However, have you though about going to a job fair? Continue reading The 411 on Job Fairs
Using social media as a professional can be tricky to navigate. On one hand, social media offers a platform to professionally network, promote services and products, and spread information. However, it can also backfire and create conflict. The newer generation of healthcare professionals are tech savvy, which means their digital footprint is larger and more prolific compared to others who are already in the workforce. … Continue reading How to Use Social Media as a Healthcare Professional
Beginning on March 31, 2020, special requirements for contrast media supervision were implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This policy related to direct supervision and included a requirement for direct communication with an immediately available technologist, nurse, or advanced practice provider. This allowed for the virtual presence of a physician through audio/video real-time communications technology during the emergency period. The requirements were temporary and only … Continue reading ACR Changes CT and MRI Accreditation Contrast Media Supervision Requirements
Leadership /ˈlēdərˌSHip/ (noun): the action of leading a group of people or an organization. Anyone can be assigned a leadership role, for example, a manager, supervisor, commander, etc. A leader doesn’t always come with a title, and a title doesn’t always make someone a good leader. A person with good leadership skills is able to create connections with their group members and build a solid … Continue reading What Qualities Make a Good Leader?