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  • Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:18 AM | Anonymous

    How to Monitor Activities in Your State Legislature

    Meeting Description: 

    Monitoring State Legislative Activities

    The local news is good at keeping viewers up to date on legislative issues like budget, but they rarely cover the issues that affect radiologic technologists at a professional level.  ASRT has tools you can use to keep yourself informed about legislative activities in your state or region.  This webinar will describe how the ASRT State Legislative and Regulatory Tracking Tool works and other ways you can use to keep up to date on legislative activities. Bills can be tracked through your state legislature’s website, RSS feeds and subscription lists.  This webinar will help you find the latest news on bills that are most important to you

    If you have any questions about this presentation, don’t hesitate to contact the ASRT State Advocacy and Government Relations Department atgovernmentrelations@asrt.org.

     

    Please note: You will need access to a computer and phone to participate on the day of the webinar.  Once you have registered, the system will send you a link to join the web portion. To hear the audio, you will need to dial in at 866-740-1260 with access code 2984500. This webinar will be recorded.

     
    Register for Event 
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    Details
    Date: Tue, Feb 16, 2016
    Time: 04:00 PM EST
    Duration: 1 hour
    Host(s): ASRT State Advocacy and Government Relations Department
     Presenter Information
    Christine J. Lung, CAE
    Speaker Photo
    ASRT Vice-President of State Advocacy and Government Relations.

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  • Saturday, February 06, 2016 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    The MSRT executive board will be holding the first Meeting after the new year. This will be a MSRT work day. We will work on items that need to be addressed such as website, email blasts, networking opportunities, student relations topics, signage etc etc.


    If you have anything you would like the board to review or discuss, please reach out to any of the board members. This will be a great 2016.


    This meeting will be held at Mayo Health Care System in Mankato MN

  • Sunday, January 10, 2016 11:22 PM | Anonymous

    Our 2016 Student (Knowledge) Bowl will be held on the front end of, and in conjunction with the 2016 MSRT Annual Symposium and Business Meeting.


    Please mark your calendars for Thursday September 29, 2016

    Lets ALL plan to make this the biggest and best Student Event to date!


    Much is yet to be planned... Event planning will be the biggest part of our Educator Meeting agenda in February. Please bring your creative ideas!


    Our initial frame work will encompass an afternoon event with registration starting at 2p at TI Casino. To be book-ended with a Student Bowling 'mixer' team activity... The "Mixing Bowl" ha!


    TI Casino details such as room rates will be forthcoming....


    I look forward to collaborating with ALL of you regarding this event and challenge each Program to become involved with this event AND the ensuing MSRT Meeting on Friday and Saturday!


    With warm regard, 


    Scott.


    Scott N Haglund MA Ed, RTR, ATC
    Assistant Professor/Clinical Coordinator - Radiography

    St. Catherine University


  • Sunday, January 10, 2016 11:13 PM | Anonymous

     

    Good Morning MSRT Members and Friends:

    I would like to introduce myself. I am Sue McClanahan, President-Elect of the MSRT and besides introducing myself, I am asking for your help.

    My past 50+ years of radiologic work history is varied; I have worked in small and large hospitals, the University of Minnesota Veterinary Teaching Hospital and in Radiation control for the Minnesota Department of Health.

    Currently, I am retired but am CEO/co-owner of the Radiologic Education Center in Spring Lake Park, MN. Here we provide continued education on MN issues.

    My MSRT commitment continues to be very strong.  I have been a member since the late ‘50s servicing in multiple capacities.  I have served as both President and President-Elect.  Some of the committees I have served on are: the Continuing Education Committee (25 years), Chair and Co-Chair for the Continuing Education Committee and presenter for multiple education seminars including being the George Mansour Memorial Lecture.

    There are 2 Board Positions that will need to be filled at our September meeting, President-Elect and Secretary. The position requirements are posted on the MSRT web-site at www.MNSRT.com.

     For more information or if you wish to contact me directly, my e-mail is vern9803@q.com.

    I look forward to serving you as the MSRT President Beginning in September 2015.

    Sincerely,

    Sue McClanahan, RT(R), ARRT

    President-Elect.


  • Friday, January 08, 2016 12:36 PM | Anonymous

    MSRT is going National!


    2 of our executive board members are running for Chapter delegate positions for ASRT Chapters respectively in their primary fields. Jessica Nachreiner- mammography and Deanna Koebele- MRI.


    Clink on the link below to read their mission statements and make sure to VOTE. Let's help Minnesota make a voice and be heard. 



    http://www.asrt.org/main/about-asrt/asrt-governance/election/asrt-election-delegate-candidate-profiles/-in-tags/tags/magnetic-resonance


  • Tuesday, December 22, 2015 7:42 AM | Anonymous

    Interested in learning more about radiation safety? Watch the eye opening video on the link below. Interesting information that should be a reminder to all of us on how we need to be advocates for our profession. Just another reason to get involved with your state society and keep our voices being heard to ensure our working environments are as safe as possible. GET INVOLVED TODAY!


    lhttp://orsif.org/



    https://rpop.iaea.org/RPOP/RPoP/Content/InformationFor/HealthProfessionals/5_InterventionalCardiology/index.htm#.VnjLrkboJdo.mailto

  • Thursday, December 03, 2015 3:24 PM | Anonymous

    Did you go to RSNA 2015 in Chicago this year? If so, let us know what you thought. Our technology changes so rapidly sometimes its hard to keep up! 

    check out the link to this years event!


    http://www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx

  • Monday, October 19, 2015 11:12 AM | Anonymous

    The MSRT executive board with hold the first meeting of our new term on Nov 6th 2015 at 6:30pm. If you have any questions, comments or concerns that you would like to bring to the attention of the current MSRT board, please reach out to any board member prior to this meeting. We are excited and looking forward to representing the MSRT this next year. There are great things

    The meeting will be held at:


    8421 University Ave NE

    Spring Lake Park MN


    Thought for the week: 

     “Will your involvement with others be successful?” (John C. Maxwell)


  • Friday, October 09, 2015 10:47 AM | Anonymous

    Are you interested in learning more about State licensure for Rad Techs?

    The SDSRT and NDSRT has extended an invitation to our  MSRT members to join their meeting on Friday October 23rd in Fargo ND.  with the SDSRT and NDSRT, and invited us to attend as well.  

    GET ACTIVE!...

    Gain knowledge and get involved with what this process is, and what it might entail for our State, 

    Friday October 23rd, from 11-2 at Grazies Italian Grill Fargo,  Multi band Tower, 2000 44th St. S. #102 Fargo ND. 


    We will have a reserved space at Grazies.  We will not be charged a fee, however we are required to eat lunch. Average meals are around $9.  The website lists the menu;   www. graziesfargo.com


  • Monday, September 28, 2015 8:45 AM | Anonymous

     

    WSRT Annual Conference

    Join the Wisconsin Society of Radiologic Technologists at its 83rd Annual Conference, Oct. 1-3, 2015, at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center in downtown Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

    Register online or print a mail-in registration form. Register in advance by Sept. 24. A $10 fee will be charged for on-site registration.

    Visit our website for additional conference information including:

    • Schedule of Events
    • Conference Courses
    • Hotel Reservations

    Wisconsin Society of Radiologic Technologists | www.wsrt.net

    Ron Marker, MS, R.T.(R), WSRT President | ron.marker@wfhc.org

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