Real Talk about Professionalism and Ethics
(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/real-talk-about-professionalism-and-ethics A recent article described a person's work ethic as a representation of his or her character. A strong work ethic suggests that the person places a high value on doing a good job, as well as respecting others and functioning with integrity. Professionalism is a component of the concept of work ethic. Work ethic describes how a person comes to work and conducts him or herself on the job. How do you...
ARRT CQR: Do I Really Have to Re-Take My Exam?
(1.0 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/arrt-cqr-do-i-really-have-to-re-take-my-exam On their website, the ARRT explains that in today’s healthcare environment, patients demand high quality care and accountability from their health care providers—so it’s important for medical professionals to routinely assess their knowledge and skills. By doing so, they become better prepared to meet changing standards. That’s why many credentialing organizations, including ARRT, have created...
Billing, Coding, & Compliance: Are You Sure this is Right?
(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/billing-coding-compliance-are-you-sure-this-is-right The CPT® coding system offers doctors across the country a uniform process for coding medical services that streamlines reporting and increases accuracy and efficiency. For more than 5 decades, physicians and other health care professionals have relied on CPT to communicate with colleagues, patients, hospitals and insurers about the procedures they have performed. CPT descriptive terms...
PET/CT: Radiation Therapy’s Hot Little Friend
(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/pet-ct-radiation-therapys-hot-little-friend/ In the simplest of terms a positron emission tomography, or PET scan, is an imaging test that allows your doctor to check for diseases in your body. The scan uses a special dye that has radioactive tracers. These tracers can either be swallowed, inhaled, or injected into a vein in the patient’s arm depending on what part of the body is being examined. Organs and tissues then absorb the tracer....
IORT: The Little Linacs that Pack a Powerful Punch
(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ!https://rad-cast.com/iort-the-little-linacs-that-pack-a-powerful-punch/ IORT (Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy) involves the administration of a single dose of radiation during surgery, to eliminate any cancer tissue the surgeon is unable to remove. Thanks to mobile linear accelerators, high-energy accelerated electron beams, which deliver a very uniform dose of radiation to the target tissue in extremely short times, can now be used directly in the operating...