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Radiology For The Non-Radiology Nurse

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Diagnostic Imaging
Interventional Radiology
Computed Tomography
Ultrasound
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Nuclear Medicine
Pre-procedure preparation for imaging modalities
MRI pre-procedure specific preparation
Modalities using radiation
Contrast media overview
Patient care considerations
Contrast reaction definition and management
Contrast route
Sedation Overview

Courses in Radiology For The Non-Radiology Nurse
  • CEM20190715.1: Basic Elements of Radiology Nursing Modalities, Patient Preparation and Sedation - Part 1

    The Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN) partnered to develop a series of highly effective and informative courses on “Radiology Nursing for Non-Radiology Nurses”. This new series provides nurses with a fundamental overview of imaging and radiology modalities and procedures via 16 modules.

    Verbalize a basic understanding of various imaging modalities
    Discuss the possible reasons for each modality to be used.
    Identify contraindications for each modality
    State what is necessary for proper patient readiness for an imaging exam.
    Explain MRI patient preparation.
    Describe which modalities use radiation.
    Explain why contrast agents are used in imaging.
    Define a contrast allergy and discuss equipment and supplies needed to manage a contrast allergy
    Explain the purpose of oral vs IV contrast.
    Differentiate and discuss the continuum of sedation and the effects of the patient.
    Discuss indications and precautions for administration of sedation.
    Identify commonly used drugs during sedation
    Discuss the role of the floor nurse whose patient is receiving procedural sedation.
     

  • CEM20190715.2: Radiology Biopsies and Drains - Part 2

    The Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN) partnered to develop a series of highly effective and informative courses on “Radiology Nursing for Non-Radiology Nurses”. This new series provides nurses with a fundamental overview of imaging and radiology modalities and procedures via 16 modules.

    Define biopsy in the imaging department.
    Discuss types of biopsies preformed in the imaging department.
    Indicate patient considerations for biopsies.
    State nurse responsibilities for patient care post biopsy.
    Describe indications and contraindications for drain placements.
    Identify normal vs abnormal drainage
    Describe tube care and maintenance
    Differentiate the purposes of different types of drainage tubes.
     

  • CEM20190715.3: Nuclear Medicine, PET and Neuro Studies - Part 3

    The Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN) partnered to develop a series of highly effective and informative courses on “Radiology Nursing for Non-Radiology Nurses”. This new series provides nurses with a fundamental overview of imaging and radiology modalities and procedures via 16 modules.

    Discuss how the use of radioactive isotopes allowed for imaging of the body at a functional level.
    Describe safety requirements for floor staff as they relate to the patient having a diagnostic nuclear medicine study
    State patient preparation requirements for at least 3 nuclear medicine studies.
    Describe how PET uses radioactive sugar to create images.
    Describe safety requirements for floor staff as they relate to the patient having a PET study.
    State patient preparation requirements for all PET scans.
    Describe 3 types of exams that are performed using lumbar access.
    State usual laboratory exams to be performed pre-lumbar procedures.
    Define and describe several signs of meningeal irritation.
    Describe types of scans and tests used to diagnose neurological problems.
    Discuss patient prep and education for neuro exams
    Discuss how imaging is part of a stroke alert.

  • CEM20190715.4: Ablations and TIPS Procedures - Part 4

    The Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN) partnered to develop a series of highly effective and informative courses on “Radiology Nursing for Non-Radiology Nurses”. This new series provides nurses with a fundamental overview of imaging and radiology modalities and procedures via 16 modules.

    Define thermal therapy
    List 2 advantages of thermal therapy
    Describe 2 post-ablation effects that may occur.
    Define a TIPS procedure including the indications.
    Describe pre and post procedure considerations.
    Discuss patient education for the procedure.
    Differentiate types of central lines
    State indications for each line
    Identify typical access sites
    Be able to state nursing responsibilities for lines

     

  • CEM20190715.5: Interventional Cardiac and Vascular Procedures - Part 5

    The Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN) partnered to develop a series of highly effective and informative courses on “Radiology Nursing for Non-Radiology Nurses”. This new series provides nurses with a fundamental overview of imaging and radiology modalities and procedures via 16 modules.

    Define venous and arterial angiography.
    Discuss patient preparation for angiography.
    Demonstrate how to perform an Allen’s test.
    Identify the steps in stenting a vessel.
    State the indications and contraindications for thrombolysis.
    Identify cardiac anatomy
    Discuss indications and contraindications for cardiac catheterization.
    Differentiate between left and right cardiac catheterization.
    List three major complications of a cardiac catheterization.
    Describe 3 different types of stress testing and their preparation.
    Discuss two cardiac CT exams and the reason for each.
    Indicate the rationale for a pericardiocentesis