Inside View Newsletter - Volume 24, Issue 2

Attention: New England Area Members
Save the date! The New England Chapter of ARIN (NECARIN) is holding their spring education day, Saturday, May 4th, 2019 7:30 am – 4 pm. A flyer is included so you can sign up for this exciting event.
Hosted at: Lowell General Hospital, 295 Varnum Ave, Lowell, MA 01854
News Briefs to Keep You in the Loop

  • Researchers Develop New Approach for Vanquishing Superbugs
  • Patients with PCPs Get More High-Value Care
  • Americans Concerned About Weight, But Don't Understand Link to Heart Conditions, Health
  • New voices at patients’ bedsides: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple
By Greg Laukhuf RN, ND, CRN, NE-BC, RN-BC
And the Winners Are...

The annual convention is a time to celebrate the hard work of our colleagues. Winners from this year’s convention include:
Radiologic Nursing Certification Board Update

The CRN credentials are trademarked and can be placed after your name once you have passed the exam.  The CRN exam is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) which is the same accreditation board that the ANCC nursing certification exams are also accredited by.
ORNA Spring Seminar 30th Anniversary

Register Today - Meeting to be April 13
Outcome: To gain knowledge and interpret new updates in anticoagulation, understand the value and use of capnography, understand the protocol and value of contrast used in ultrasound, and comprehend the historical and current arteriogenesis theories.
RNCB - NEW Certification Website!
The RNCB has introduced their website. There are new EASY online applilcations. Keep track of, and on top of - your required Continuing Education requirements. 

The IRB Maze

I am new to the process of navigating Institutional Review Boards (IRB). I have enjoyed writing various articles but have never had to undergo the IRB process as a principle researcher. I was usually the name in the middle of the author list and assisted on a specific part of the project.
By Greg Laukhuf RN, ND, CRN, NE-BC, RN-BC
Austin Convention Wrap-up 2019

The 2019 ARIN convention has come and gone, with members already looking ahead to 2020 in Seattle. In case you missed it in the busy news cycle, we have listed the top ten highlights on the convention this year. The convention wrap-up is offered to keep you up on the latest ARIN happenings.


By John Shrewsbury BSN, RN and Greg Laukhuf ND, RN, NE-BC, CRN, RN-BC
How to Protect Your License to Practice

As a licensed nurse you will want to protect the most important asset you have achieved:  your license to practice professional nursing.  


By Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM, Risk Manager, Nurses Service Organization (NSO)
President's Presentation

I am very excited to assume the role of ARIN’s President today. I appreciate the confidence you have in me in assuming this very important position. I am humbled and honored to represent Imaging nurses and guide ARIN forward. I have been privileged to work with this dedicated, talented, hardworking and committed Board for several years.
By Christine Keough, BSN, RN, CRN, 2019-2020 ARIN President

ARIN Strategic Partners

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  • Medtronic
  • NSO