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ASRT Educational Symposium & Annual Governance & House of Delegates Meeting

June 24 - 28, 2020
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Submit an Abstract

Deadline for submissions: Nov. 18, 2019

Topic Ideas for Education Symposium 2020

We welcome presentations from all medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals. Topics could include but are not limited to:

General Interest

  • Anatomy and pathology with sectional anatomy correlation.
  • Trauma, mobile and operating room imaging.
  • Radiation protection.
  • Digital imaging best practices.
  • Patient care, safety, scope of practice, practice standards and ethics.
  • Communication skills.
  • Emerging technologies and treatment techniques.
  • Scientific research and case studies.

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Computed Tomography

  • CT radiation dose.
  • Coronary CT.
  • CT angiography.
  • Trauma CT.
  • Neurological emergency CT.
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) and CT.
  • Diseases of the brain, chest, abdomen or pelvis.
  • Contrast media considerations and safety.

Management

  • Service excellence: patient care and safety.
  • Informatics, including picture archiving and communication systems (PACS), radiology information systems (RIS), digital imaging and communications in medicine (DICOM), and workflow.
  • Fiscal management, including budget preparation, revenue growth, expense control and exam volume.
  • Employee satisfaction, including mentoring and other human resource management skills.
  • Compliance, including state, federal, Joint Commission and accreditation agencies' regulations.

Women's Imaging

  • Digital breast tomosynthesis.
  • Stereotactic breast biopsy.
  • Digital mammography.
  • Imaging breast implants.
  • Breast density current issues.
  • Breast ultrasound.
  • Breast MRI.
  • Bone densitometry.
  • Quality management.

ASRT Radiation Therapy Conference
 

Oct. 25 - 27, 2020
Miami, Florida
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Coming Soon

Deadline for submissions: Feb. 17, 2020

Topic Ideas for Radiation Therapy Conference

We’re open to all submissions, but some ideas for presentation topics include:

  • Controversial topics that affect our patients and their health.
  • Medical dosimetry and treatment planning.
  • Emerging technologies and treatment protocols for clinical efficiency and improved accuracy.
  • Career pathways and insights.
  • Image-guided radiation therapy methods.
  • Patient care, safety, immobilization methods and patient positioning techniques.
  • Scope of practice and ethics.
  • Improving communication with colleagues and patients.
  • Workplace concerns including national medical coverage initiatives, documentation, budgeting, staffing, etc.
  • Scientific research and case studies.

Abstract Submission Checklist

Here’s what you’ll need to submit an abstract:

  • A great topic! See the list above for topic ideas..
  • An ASRT web account.
  • An electronic copy of your curriculum vitae or resume in .txt, .doc or .docx format; file size cannot exceed 500KB.
  • A professional headshot of yourself (for use on our website and mobile app) following these guidelines:
    • You are the only person in the photo.
    • Professional appearance.
    • The photo need not be taken by a professional photographer but no selfies, please!
    • File size cannot exceed 500 KB.
  • A 100-200 word description of your presentation.
  • Course objectives.
  • A course outline in .txt, .doc or .docx format; file size cannot exceed 500KB.
View a Sample Abstract

Guidelines for Volunteering

Conference Speakers Guidelines

Description

Speakers develop and present quality, up-to-date continuing education lectures for the intended audience. All presentations must adhere to the ARRT definition of a continuing education activity:

A learning activity that is planned, organized and administered to enhance the professional knowledge and skills underlying the professional performance that the R.T. or R.R.A. uses to provide services to patients, the public or the medical profession. To qualify as a CE activity, it must provide sufficient depth and scope of a subject area.

Time Commitment

Speakers typically spend 60 hours to develop their lecture and attend the conference.

Skills

Speakers must have up-to-date professional knowledge and an aptitude for presenting complex technical information in a concise, understandable manner. Speakers also must have a polished, professional appearance and the confidence to impart information in an engaging way.

Conference Moderator

Duties

Moderators check badges, introduce speakers and keep conference courses on time. They also distribute and collect course evaluations and provide direction to participants when needed.

Time Commitment

One full day at the conference and time for orientation if needed.

Skills

Moderators must be able to read medical terminology and be comfortable in front of an audience. Moderators also must remain personable and professional at all times.

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For More Information

Speaking opportunities now available:


Radiation Therapy Conference

Chicago ◆ September 15 - 17, 2019

Deadline for submissions is Feb. 17, 2019


Submit an Abstract

How To Submit an Abstract


Here's what you'll need to submit an abstract:

  • A great topic! See a list of topic ideas.
  • An ASRT web account.
  • An electronic copy of your curriculum vitae or resume in .txt, .doc or .docx format; file size cannot exceed 500KB.
  • A professional headshot of yourself (for use on our website and mobile app) following these guidelines:
    • You are the only person in the photo.
    • Professional appearance.
    • The photo need not be taken by a professional photographer but no selfies, please!
    • File size cannot exceed 500 KB.
  • A 100-200 word description of your presentation.
  • Course objectives.
  • A course outline in .txt, .doc or .docx format; file size cannot exceed 500KB.

View a Sample Abstract

Tips and Topic Ideas for Speaking

Presentation Tips

See this helpful tip sheet to help your presentation to be successful.

Topic Ideas for Educational Symposium

We welcome presentations from all medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals. Topics could include but are not limited to:

Computed Tomography

  • CT radiation dose
  • Coronary CT
  • CT angiography
  • Trauma CT
  • Neurological emergency CT
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) and CT
  • Diseases of the brain, chest, abdomen or pelvis
  • Contrast media considerations and safety

General Interest

  • Anatomy and pathology with sectional anatomy correlation
  • Trauma, mobile and operating room imaging
  • Radiation protection
  • Digital imaging best practices
  • Patient care, safety, scope of practice, practice standards and ethics
  • Communication skills
  • Emerging technologies and treatment techniques
  • Scientific research and case studies

Management

  • Service excellence: patient care and safety
  • Informatics, including picture archiving and communication systems (PACS), radiology information systems (RIS), digital imaging and communications in medicine (DICOM), and workflow
  • Fiscal management, including budget preparation, revenue growth, expense control and exam volume
  • Employee satisfaction, including mentoring and other human resource management skills
  • Compliance, including state, federal, Joint Commission and accreditation agencies' regulations

Women's Imaging

  • Digital breast tomosynthesis
  • Stereotactic breast biopsy
  • Digital mammography
  • Imaging breast implants
  • Breast density current issues
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Breast MRI
  • Bone densitometry
  • Quality management

Topic Ideas for the Radiation Therapy Conference

We’re open to all submissions, but some ideas for presentation topics include:

  • Controversial topics that affect our patients and their health
  • Medical dosimetry and treatment planning
  • Emerging technologies and treatment protocols for clinical efficiency and improved accuracy
  • Career pathways and insights
  • Cone-beam and other image-guided radiation therapy methods
  • Patient care, safety, immobilization methods and patient positioning techniques
  • Scope of practice and ethics
  • Improving communication with colleagues and patients
  • Workplace concerns including the Affordable Care Act, documentation, budgeting, staffing, etc.
  • Scientific research and case studies