Inside View Newsletter - Volume 24, Issue 5

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 always, in addition to the convention, we will be presenting the Imaging Review Course.

By Bruce Boulter, ARIN Executive Director

ARIN becomes a stronger organization when qualified candidates join our dedicated team of leaders. Leadership offers an excellent opportunity to grow professionally as well as to develop a deeper understanding of national nursing opportunities.

By Donna Margiotta, ANM, BSN, RN, CRN, Director of Leadership
News Snapshots

  • Drug Found to Curb Dementia’s Delusions
  • For early signs of dementia, check bank accounts, not biomarkers
  • Mayo Clinic Health System to close hospital in 2020
  • Proposed mergers would combine 34 Louisiana hospitals
  • After bone marrow transplant, patient's blood contains only donor's DNA
By Greg Laukhuf ND, RN, CRN, RN-BC, NE-BC
RSNA 2019, Chicago, Illinois

Radiology education comes in many forms. The Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) is one venue to obtain this education. This year, I had the opportunity to attend the 105th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, December 1–6, 2019, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL

By Greg Laukhuf ND, RN, CRN, RN-BC, NE-BC
Destination: Seattle, Washington 2020

The 2020 ARIN Annual Convention will be held in Seattle, Washington. Seattle is famous for coffee, rain, grunge bands and glassblowing - and a few other things too.

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.

By Jennifer Flynn, CPHRM, Risk Manager, Nurses Service Organization (NSO)
ARIN Fall Education Returns

The ARIN Fall Symposium is back! September 23, 2019 heralded the return from a several year hiatus of the Fall Event. The return was attended by greater than 90 attendees, 14 speakers, 21 attendees at the IRC class, and three radiation technologists for the review

By Greg Laukhuf ND, RN, CRN, RN-BC, NE-BC
Fall Education for ORNA

November 2, 2019; the first Saturday of November signaling the event of the year and the beginning of Radiology Technology week. This was the 17th Annual Radiology Education Day.

By Greg Laukhuf ND, RN, CRN, RN-BC, NE-BC
NEC-ARIN Fall Seminar 2019

The New England Chapter held its Fall Conference November 2, 2019 at Cooley-Dickinson Hospital in picturesque Northampton, Massachusetts.  Thirty-six nurses from all over the region attended to learn from local and national speakers.

By Mary Sousa, BSN, RN
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. 

By Christy Haines BSN, RN, RT(R), (CT), CRN

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