Call for Abstracts for the ARIN 2019 Annual Convention

Call for Abstracts for the ARIN 2019 Annual Convention
The Planning Committee will review abstracts based on the following selection criteria:
Abstracts should be limited to 250 words and will be judged on: 


  • Clarity and description of content, and presentation methods
  • Importance, depth, focus, and level of audience interest
  • Feasibility of application to a variety of settings
  • Presenter’s professional background and speaking experience
  • Absence of commercial content
  • Originality of topic/presentation (has not been presented at other radiological nursing programs)


The Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN) functions to provide evidence-based information related to radiologic and imaging nursing. Material presented at the annual convention, available on the website, or provided in any printed materials must be of professional quality, evidence-based, and demonstrate an absence of proprietary or prejudicial/biased commentary.

Anecdotal observations should be limited in their scope and not presented as proven fact.

It is inappropriate to endorse or imply endorsement of any specific product or service. One speaker per accepted abstract will receive a complimentary, single-day registration. Presentations, both podium and poster, are being sought on topics listed below and should have an interdisciplinary focus whenever possible. We are considering topics along a tract of interest and spectrum of experience from novice to expert.

Topics of great interest include the following:

  • Interventional Oncology
  • Technology:
    • Electronic Health Record
    • Balancing use of technology when caring for patients
    • Successes
    • Challenges
    • Rollouts
    • Stabilization
    • Upgrades
    • Lessons Learned
  • Use of social media in supporting communication and networking in professional education
  • Pharmacotherapeutics:
    • Anticoagulants
    • Glucose Management Agents and methods of delivery
    • Subcutaneous Insulins and Oral Agents
    • Pens, Pumps and IV Insulin Protocols
    • Cardiac Medications
    • Suboxone
    • Medical Marijuana
    • High-dose Opioids
    • Antibiotics
  • Advanced Practice Roles: Nursing Leadership, Management, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, Educator
  • Clinical Considerations for Transgender Patients
  • Multiple Modality Imaging
  • Pediatrics: Scanning and Sedation Issues
  • Radiology management topics
  • Quality measures
  • Assessment of patients needing access for dialysis, level of urgency and device choice issues
  • Cath lab/IR/OR hybrid lab conversions
  • Clinical trials in radiology and nursing research in Imaging
  • Case studies in any modality of Imaging
  • Throughput in Radiology including staff issues and room turnaround
  • Scanning of pacemaker patients in MRI, how did your organization roll out the new MR conditional Pacemakers
  • Comprehensive stroke center, cases, experiences
  • Tracking quality indicators in Radiology
  • Team building
  • Special situations for the outpatient imaging nurse, how do you bridge the issues?
  • Capnography
  • Evidence-based practice in Radiology
  • Patient education in Radiology
  • Managing complications
  • Anatomy of cases, unusual cases
  • Medication management
  • Safety considerations related to:
    • radiation
    • patient handling
    • transport
    • chemoembolizations
    • needles, etc.
    • Issues in fluoroscopy department
  • Leadership topics
  • Multi-disciplinary projects with a team presentation
  • New technologies/treatments in imaging
  • Nursing competencies and orientation elements
  • Patient positioning
  • Patient satisfaction projects in radiology
  • New Pet CT considerations
  • Risk management in radiology or risk abatement
  • Nursing quality indicators in Radiology
  • Magnet considerations for Radiology
  • Unit based councils in Radiology
  • Moderate sedation case studies
  • Contrast issues, reactions, infiltration vs extravasation
  • Workshop style presentations with these topics in mind:


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