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Sub-specialties are an Important Part of the Radiology Technician Field

While, in a technical sense, a radiology technician is responsible for producing x-rays such as the skeletal imagery many people are familiar with after breaking a bone, this is only one aspect of the profession. There are many subsets of … Continue reading

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Aging America Needs More Healthcare Professionals

Since the introduction of contraceptive pills and sexual revolution in 1960s, the birth rates in United States have declined.  Declining fertility rates and longer life spans due to advances in modern medicine have led to a massive expansion in the … Continue reading

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Important Safety Tips for Radiology Technicians

We’ve all had x-rays at least once in our lives. While you may understand that there are risks involved in your career as a radiology technician, you may not understand how to properly protect yourself. There may even be areas … Continue reading

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How X-Ray Technicians Can Benefit from a Business Management Degree

X-Ray Technicians are sitting pretty well with significant job growth projected in coming years, even as a far-reaching economic recession has left millions of others jobless, underemployed or without advancement potential. The Radiographer’s profession is considered high paying, stable and … Continue reading

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Perfectionist Career

Any career in the medical filed from nurses to x-ray technicians is rewarding, after good performance and few years of experience in the field. There is a great demand for nurses and the Radiology technicians in the medical filed because … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Online Radiology Training

Making a decision to pursue a career in radiology is just the first step toward entering the exciting world of medicine, whether you want to remain in radiology or later pursue careers in nursing. Now that you’ve set your sights … Continue reading

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The Good The Bad The XRay Technician

Every job will have its good points and there bad points, if you get a chance to speak with a current x-ray tech then you will surely hear stories about the advantages and the disadvantages you will face. The GOOD … Continue reading

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The Effects of Radiation

As a radiologist’s one question you may have at the start of your education is what is Radiation in terms of medical uses and that are the possible side effects to the patient and possible to you. Below we will … Continue reading

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RPA Degree Programs

RPA stands for Radiology Practitioner Assistant, a title given to radiology technologists that have completed a continued education program to obtain their certification. The tasks that are performed by a RPA include: Invasive radiologic procedures Preliminary test analysis Fluoroscopic procedures … Continue reading

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Pediatric Readiology Technician Job Descritption and Outlook

There are numerous fields within the radiology technician field and one of these fields involves working with children which is called a pediatric radiology technician. This is the process of using imaging within the medical field to diagnose injury and … Continue reading

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