The ARIN Imaging Review Course is a 2-day course designed to provide an overview of the skills required for the nurse or technologist working in the imaging, interventional, and therapeutic environments.
Do you find yourself ready to take the next step in your advancement in radiology and imaging nursing expertise? Are you ready to demonstrate your proficiency in radiology and imaging nursing, then the CRN exam is for you?
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ARIN returns to the west coast to the beautiful “Emerald City” Seattle, WA. In what has been an annual tradition, the planning committee has been working hard to create an outstanding program... As we head to one of the most beautiful cities in the United States, we invite you to take advantage of the many educational offerings that ARIN has to offer. Be prepared to hear some of the best educators in our industry. We would also encourage you to take advantage of all that convention has to offer.
Do you remember the details of interactions with every patient you cared for 2 months ago? What about 1 year ago? The statute of limitations refers to the maximum amount of time between when an incident took place and when legal action can occur. .
The Radiologic Nurses Certification Board (RNCB) is pleased to announce that starting in 2020 the Certified Radiology Nurse (CRN) examination can be scheduled in four different months instead of just two months out of the year. The CRN examination will be offered in the months of January, April, July and October.
Thrombocytopenia in Chronic Liver Disease
In the United States, nearly 4 million adults have chronic liver disease (CLD), which is a progressive illness. Patients with CLD have an imbalance of pro- and anti-coagulant factors and are at an increased risk for thrombosis and, paradoxically, also at risk of bleeding.
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The Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN) advocates for the role of the NP in delivering high quality care in the radiology and imaging setting. NPs in the radiology and imaging environment are essential to the care of patients undergoing diagnostic and interventional procedures. The role of the NP includes clinical evaluation, intervention, management and education of patients prior, during and post imaging studies and/or procedures resulting in the delivery of high-quality care. NP scope of practice may vary based on certification, licensure and institutional policy.
Endorsed by the Association of Radiologic and Imaging Nursing (ARIN), this first of a kind comprehensive radiology nursing textbook fills a gap by addressing important subjects for patient care and professional issues, as well as, future possibilities affecting nursing practice.
For more information and an ARIN member discount when ordering, click here.
Get a better understanding of the important role you play for patients in hospice and palliative care. The award-winning film “Defining Hope” is the foundation of an innovative set of new study materials exclusively available online. Follow the journey of several patients and their families as they cope with their own traumatic experiences.
You’ll find the 78-minute film is accompanied by special “Defining Hope” training resources to foster deeper clinician and student conversations:
14 study guides related to each of the 14 chapters in the complete guide
The use of capnography in the procedure setting has been discussed both in the literature and educational programs in recent years. While the majority of ARIN members surveyed have implemented capnography in their departments, ARIN’s Board of Directors empaneled a task force to thoroughly research a position statement.