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The World’s Premier Source for Imaging Nurses.



Connecting and Teaching Nurses around the world on Imaging and Radiology.



Promoting the face of Imaging Nursing across all disciplines.



Advancing Imaging Nursing worldwide through best practices and publications.

Imaging Review Course

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. There are also two virtual versions of this course.

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Ready to Take the CRN?

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 Latest News

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The ARIN 2021 Board Election is now open!

Members, we hope you will take a minute to review the candidates and submit your votes for the ARIN Board of Directors. Thank you for your help selecting the future leaders of ARIN!

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ARIN Awards and Scholarships

ARIN's 2021 Awards and Scholarships applications are now closed. We are currently accepting applications for 2022, including the esteemed Radiology Nurse of the Year Award.

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ARIN COVID-19 Resources

As the challenges and stressors of living and working during a pandemic unfold, we value our ARIN community more than ever. We hope you will visit our COVID-19 Resources page for a repository of webinars, articles and educational opportunities specifically for nurses. We also hope you’ll drop by our COVID-19 Support Group, which meets online, every other Tuesday. 

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ARIN Position Statement 2020

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.




Member Spotlight

Kathleen Gross. MSN, BS, RN-BC, CRN
Editor of Journal for Radiology Nursing

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Strategic Partnership Opportunities

ARIN is looking for partners to join us in developing standards, contributing to discussions and creating solutions.

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Volume 24, No. 5

In this issue:

ARIN 39th Annual Convention - Seattle, Washington

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. 

What Nurses Need to Know About Statutes of Limitations

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. . 

Radiologic Nurses Certification Board (RNCB) Updates

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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