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Radiography and the Role of Social Media

9/5/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/radiography-and-the-role-of-social-media Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter ... what is the role of social media in radiography professional practice? Are there pros and cons? Jason Hernandez, founder of Your X-Ray Tech, explains the ins and outs, good and bad of using social media in the radiation sciences. https://www.yourxraytech.com A study guide for this episode is available at the link below: Study Guide

Duration:00:34:46

For the Love of Pets: Radiation Therapy for Animals

8/21/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/for-the-love-of-pets-radiation-therapy-for-animals/ We all love our pets and go crazy over the pictures of exotic animals receiving radiation therapy. On this episode, we hear from Shivani Narayana from PetCure Oncology. She tells us everything we wanted to know about radiation therapy for our fur-babies! A study guide for this episode is available at the link below: Study Guide

Duration:00:26:59

Proton Therapy from a Rad Therapist’s Perspective

8/7/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/proton-therapy-from-a-rad-therapist's-perspective/ Proton therapy is all the buzz right now! But, what really goes on behind the scenes? We talk to Tiffany Knabb, proton therapist, from Ackerman Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida. She explains the technical and educational aspects, as well as describing the differences in treatment from conventional radiation therapy. A study guide for this episode is available at the link below: Study...

Duration:00:21:53

Intelligent Automation in Cancer Care

7/10/2019
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Would you like to save time, eliminate treatment planning errors, and have the opportunity to design the optimal radiation therapy treatment for your patients? Would you like to learn about automated ways in which all of these things are possible? Listen in as Elisabeth Van Wie, Chief Business Officer for Radformation, describes the importance of highly accurate radiation therapy treatment plans and explains the efficient tools available to assist in their development.

Duration:00:17:05

Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and the Manhattan Project

6/12/2019
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(1.0 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/chernobyl-three-mile-island-and-the-manhattan-project/ Did you watch HBO's Chernobyl series? Were you fascinated? Do you have more questions? Dr. Steve Goetsch takes us from the beginning of nuclear power, the discoveries made during the Manhattan Project, and tells us about other nuclear accidents that have occurred in our lifetimes. This one-hour episode looks at hard topics and asks some difficult questions. Tune in to learn more about...

Duration:00:39:05

The History of Healthcare

6/5/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/the-history-of-healthcare/ How did we get here and how was the road to modern-day healthcare paved? From the early settlers to the innovations of the future, Dr. Steve Goetsch starts from the beginning with interesting and entertaining stories. He gives us brilliant insight on medicine during the Great Wars and tells us all about the advent of radiation imaging and therapies. A study guide for this episode is available at the link below:...

Duration:00:23:01

All Things Interventional Radiology

5/22/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/all-things-interventional-radiology/ Dr. Amrit Hansra taught me so much in this latest episode. We talk about interventional radiology and all of the things that can be accomplished via this modality. From trauma patients to cancer patients, it seems that there is a role for interventional radiology. I am certain that you will learn some new things from this incredibly educational and interesting podcast. A study guide for this episode is...

Duration:00:29:26

3D Bolus, Additive Manufacturing, & Personalized Care

5/15/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/3d-bolus-additive-manufacturing-personalized-care/ Still using wet gauze, folded towels, or any of the other 'homemade' bolus materials for your patients? On this episode of Rad-Cast, we talk to Peter Hickey from Adaptiiv about the innovative technologies that change the bolus game and improve patient treatments. Adaptiiv's treatment method improves the patient experience. No more wet gauze, wax moulds or tape. A custom, patient-specific...

Duration:00:30:35

The Importance of Compliance and Auditing Programs in Radiation Therapy

5/7/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/the-importance-of-compliance-and-auditing-programs-in-radiation-therapy/ How strong is your compliance program? Are your auditing practices effective? Join Candace Somaza of ReveLution. We discuss the rapidly changing healthcare environment and the importance of expert knowledge throughout the revenue cycle. From payer contracting, network management, credentialing, coding, claims submission, accounts receivable, payment posting and patient...

Duration:00:29:11

Understanding and Appreciating SGRT

4/28/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/understanding-and-appreciating-sgrt/ What is Surface Guided Radiation Therapy? How does it work and how does it impact patient treatments? On this episode of Rad-Cast, we talk to Dawn Wyatt from Vision RT and she tells us all the ins and outs of surface guided radiation therapy; she will explain to you how research has shown that SGRT improves the treatment experience for the patient and for the radiation...

Duration:00:24:46

An Overview of Proton Therapy

4/17/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/an-overview-of-proton-therapy/ We welcome Dr. Lane Rosen from the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport, Louisianna. Dr. Rosen provides an energetic and informative overview of proton therapy ... including the history and development of proton therapy for cancer treatment, current procedures and evolving treatment options, and a look at research which is driving the increased use of proton therapy. I want to thank IBA for the...

Duration:00:27:22

Head & Neck Cancer and the Art of Reconstruction

4/11/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/head-&-neck-cancer-and-the-art-of-reconstruction/ Head & Neck Cancer is tough; it is difficult to treat and, as a patient, difficult to endure. Today on Rad-Cast, we welcome Dr. Todd Hanna--a board certified maxillofacial surgeon and a dentist. He talks to us about surgery and treatment of, not only cancer patients, but those who have been affected by accidents and other traumas. He says that reconstructing facial cosmesis and function is...

Duration:00:27:37

When a Young Adult Gets Cancer: From Her Perspective

3/27/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/when-a-young-adult-gets-cancer-from-her-perspective How does a young adult describe the experience of cancer? What does it mean to be diagnosed and what is treatment really like; how do you cope? Find out in this episode with Valerie Powell: cancer survivor, University of Alabama Cancer Center employee, and Instagram extraordinaire! Listen up to this real story about life with and after cancer! A study guide for this episode is available at...

Duration:00:32:01

Dosimetry: Past, Present, & Future

2/20/2019
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/dosimetry-past-present-future On this episode of Rad-Cast, we welcome Isaac Valdez. Isaac is a certified medical dosimetrist with a background in applied mathematics from the University of Houston-Downtown. He trained as a medical dosimetrist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center – School of Health Professions from 2015 to 2017. He worked at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center as a Medical Dosimetrist...

Duration:00:30:43

Banishing Burnout: For Employees, Departments, and our Profession (Free CE!)

1/9/2019
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(1.0 CE Credit) TAKE THE FREE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/banishing-burnout-for-employees-departments-and-our-profession On this Rad-Cast episode, we are talking to Dr Gina Passmore about a topic that I am very passionate about and one that deserves a much needed conversation. We are going to discuss workplace stress, burnout, and the implications for provider and patient safety. The learning objectives for this show are: Describe what burnout is and how it affects workplace environments...

Duration:00:44:28

MRI Anxiety: Helping Patients Cope

11/27/2018
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On today's "teaser" episode, we will look at some answers to the following questions ... Get Ready! The whole MRI: Patient Anxiety show is coming up soon! What is MRI and how is it different than other modalities? What type of patient requires an MRI? What things are you looking for? What is the process of MRI? Why does it seem to be more difficult for patients? What implications does this have for facilities, patients, and providers? Historically, what has been done to alleviate patient...

Duration:00:19:11

Nursing Assessment: A Multi-faceted Approach to Patient Care

10/29/2018
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/nursing-assessment-a-multi-faceted-approach-to-patient-care Cancer is not just one disease. There are many types of cancer. It’s not just one disease. Cancer can start in the lungs, the breast, the colon, or even in the blood. Cancers are alike in some ways, but they are different in the ways they grow and spread. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2018, 43% of new cases diagnosed in males will be made up of 3 types of cancer:...

Duration:00:35:19

A Holistic Approach to Breast Cancer Treatment (Free CE!)

9/30/2018
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE (FREE) QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/a-holistic-approach-to-breast-cancer-treatment Dr. Katie Demming discusses a holistic approach to breast cancer treatment. Dr. Demming is a physician leader, inventor and entrepreneur who is transforming the cancer experience through collaboration and development of novel solutions. She completed her medical school, internship and residency in radiation oncology at Duke University. She is board certified in Radiation Oncology and...

Duration:00:21:11

PET, CT, MRI: Oh My!

9/23/2018
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/pet-ct-mri-oh-my Multimodality imaging such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and positron emission tomography (PET) plays an important role in accurately identifying both normal tissues and those that have become diseased. CT images are generally used for diagnosis, evaluation, and radiation therapy treatment planning. However, MRI images provide better softtissue definition. PET images are useful in...

Duration:00:31:21

Painting with a Purpose: Immobilization and Masks for Pediatric Patients

8/27/2018
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(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/painting-with-a-purpose-immobilization-and-masks-for-pediatric-patients Careful treatment planning and dose calculation, when combined with effective and comfortable patient positioning and immobilization, may improve the probability of tumor control. Advances in radiation therapy equipment have had a significant impact on the accuracy of dose calculation and delivery. However, actual patient repositioning and immobilization, which have the...

Duration:00:22:36