Inside View Newsletter - Volume 23, Issue 6

President's Message November 2018
President's Message November 2018

There is a new APP for ARIN, which can be downloaded via your favorite App Store. It contains valuable information like the position papers or Clinical Practice guidelines.  It is optimized to work on a smart phone, making it easier to reference ARIN materials when you most need it. Next up are two additional resources, the Capnography Tool Kit and the Position Paper on Nurse Staffing in the Intervention Suite.

By Cheryl Jaglowski-Ho, BSN, RN, CRN
Call for Papers: Emergencies in Radiology: Pediatric to Adults

Have you wanted to be published? Now is your opportunity to share your knowledge and experiences with the radiology nursing community.

What Nurses Need to Know About Statutes of Limitations

Do you remember the details of interactions with every patient you had two months ago? What about one year ago? The reality is that nurses cannot rely on memory to recall details that could make the difference in successfully defending themselves against a lawsuit. After all, most of us can’t even recall what we had for dinner two nights ago.

By Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM, Risk Manager, Nurses Service Organization (NSO)
Your Radiology Brief
  •        AHA launches center for health innovation
  •       Apple Watch's ECG could prompt unneeded medical visits, cardiologists say   
  •       Hand, foot and Mouth Disease is Spreading Again
  •       University of Akron Professor Developing Opioid Detecting Glove for First Responders
  •       41st Annual Report on the Health of the Nation
  •       New Survey shows Physicians' Top Choice for US Hospitals 2018
  •       Justice Department Approves CVS's $69 Billion Merger with Insurance Giant Aetna
By Greg Laukhuf ND, RN, CRN, RN-BC, NE-BC
University Hospitals Cleveland and ORNA Fall Education Day

Happy Radiology Technology Week! These words always signal the start of the yearly University Hospitals of Cleveland/ORNA Fall education event. Supported by vendors BTG, GE, Teleflex, Mermaid Medical and Stryker along with Radiology department staff, this year marked the 16th edition of this free educational event for Northeast Ohio

By Greg Laukhuf ND, RN, CRN, RN-BC, NE-BC
Message from the New England Chapter Fall 2018

It has been a busy year for the New England Chapter of ARIN. NEC-ARIN has been full of activity achieving our mission to provide fulfilling and enriching educational opportunities while promoting high quality care in Radiology and Imaging Nursing.

By Colleen Wise RN, Past President NEC-ARIN
NOA Fall Summit

The training meeting at NALA in October, affords the association leadership the venue to learn from leaders in the industry, as well as from each other on topics relevant to nurses in all specialties. We now look forward to putting into practice the principles heard this week to help improve ARIN and make it the best we can.

By Bruce Boulter, ARIN Executive Director
Probiotics to the Rescue?

With the current fad of probiotics and the push in advertising, the widespread use of probiotics is guiding research into this product with some surprising results. Probiotics have been linked in some cases to Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs).

 ​The news is full of the benefits of probiotic use. But what are they and are there any negative consequences to their use?

By Greg Laukhuf RN, CRN, RN-BC, NE-BC

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