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Role of LXMO #1

X-rays were discovered by who? Where? When? Wilhelm Roentgen, University of Wurzburg in Germany, Nov. 8, 1985
How long did the first X-ray exposure take? 15 minutes
The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) is the: Organization that accredits schools for radilogic technologists
Another term for practical radiolographer is: Limited operator
To determine the credentials needed to practice limited radiography, you should contact: the proper state agency
Reciporcity means: Credentials issued in one state are recognized in another (state)
A specialist who interprets radiographs and performs special imaging prodedures is called A radiologist
An order for an x-ray examination is issued by: A physician
Duties of a limited operator: Determine what examination should be perfomed, Explain the prodcedure and the preparation to the patient, Position the patient correctly in relation to the film and the x-ray tube.
The largest professional organization for radilogic technologists is the: ASRT American Society of Radiologic Technologists
The curriculum for LXMO is published by the: ASRT
A podiatrist diagnoses and treats disorders and diseases of: the feet
True/False Limited operators can perform the same x-ray examinations that radiographers can False
True/False credentials for limited operators vary greatly from state to state True
Obstetrician Specializes in pregnancy, labor, delivery, and postpartum care.
Specializes in problems and diseases of the elderly Geriatrician
Treats and diagnoses disorders and diseases in children: Pediatrician
Specializes in diagnosis by means of medical imaging: Radiologist
Specializes in tumor identification and treatment: Oncologist
Administers anesthetics and monitors patients durning surgery: anesthesiologist
Specializes in problems of the chest: Thoracic Specialist
Diagnoses and treats problems of the musculoskeleta system Orthopedist
Treatment of malignant disease using radiation: Radiation Therapy
Computerized imaging system that uses a powerful magnetic field and radiofrequency pulses to produce images of the body: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Imaging of soft tissue structures using sound echoes Sonography
Imaging of blood vessels with the injection of special compounds called contrast media: Angiography
Imaging of the breast using a special x-ray machine Mammography
Injection or ingestion of radioactive materials and the recording of their uptake in the body using a gamma camera Nuclear medicine
Computerized x-ray system that provides axial images (transverse slices)of all parts of the body: Computed tomography (CT)
A highly sophisticated computerized form of nuclear medical imaging: Positron emission tomography
What is the purpose of the ARRT American Registry of Radiology Technologists? (5) Establish qualification, administer examinations, provide certification for professional radiologic technologists, publishes code of ethics and rules of ethics
What is the professional credential used by radiologic technologists after passing the ARRT examination in radiography and what does it stand for? RT(R) Registered technologist (radiography)
Front office activities: (4) greeting patients, making appointments, handling payments, handling insurance and billing and filing records
Back officie activities: (5) consultation, examination, treatment, laboratory testing and radiography
LXMO duties: (9) Explain procedures to pt, measure parts to be x-rayed, decide exposure & set control panel, position the pt correctly for examination, position x-ray tube correctly, position film correctly, process film & evaluate for quality, prepare film of Dr.
Created by: nocturnalmom