CTE Sessions at EANM’10

EANM’10 – CTE Session II

October 11, 2010, 08:00 – 09:30
Advanced Practice

Moderators: P. Hogg (Manchester), J. Martin (London)


Speakers
extended
abstract
A. Tootell, P. Hogg (Manchester):
Advanced practice – concepts, definitions and education
J. Kelly (Chester), P. Hogg (Manchester):
Barriers and facilitators to advanced practice
K. Waterstram Rich (Rochester), P. Hogg (Manchester):
Report from international NM working party


Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this session the attendee will have an understanding of:

  1. State and explain a range of terminology used in association with advanced clinical practice.
  2. Identify suitable educational requirements to engender and assess advanced competencies.
  3. Identify a range of advanced practices that are being or could be performed by radiographers and technologists working within nuclear medicine.
  4. Discuss the factors that inhibit the implementation of advanced practice for radiographers and technologists working within nuclear medicine.
  5. Discuss the factors that facilitate the implementation of advanced practice for radiographers and technologists working within nuclear medicine.
  6. Identify the key features and recommendations of the international report on advanced competencies for radiographers and technologists working within nuclear medicine.
  7. State how the recommendations from this report could be implemented into your country, taking into account barriers and facilitators to advanced practice.


Summary:

This session will explore the possible roles that nuclear medicine radiographers and technologists could play in the care and management of their patients. The emphasis will be on advanced clinical competencies and information will be drawn from several countries and an international working party. The intention is to help stimulate international and national debate on how roles can evolve to further improve care and management of nuclear medicine patients.


Key Words:

advanced practice, role development, advanced competence

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