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Do you dream of furthering your career in Radiography? Want to connect with other Rad Techs in Kentucky? Or just need easy access to continuing education credit opportunities?
This ever-growing group connects radiographic technologists throughout the state and includes benefits like:
--Continuing education credit opportunities
--Learn about new job openings within Kentucky and beyond
--Connect with other rad techs to answer questions or further your career
--Leadership opportunities within the society
We look forward to connecting with you!
Recently the Medicare Access to Radiology Care Act, H.R. 3657 and S. 2641, was introduced in Congress. To assist with gaining support and cosponsors for the bills, ASRT asks that affiliate societies create letters of support that the MARCA lobbying team can distribute on Capitol Hill while visiting with lawmakers from your state. KSRT, Inc, Board of Directors support these bills and hope that you will join us in the effort to pass this legislation.
Templates have already been created for ease of use. Simply open your computer to the MARCA Advocacy Action Center page. Once you navigate to this page, fill in the required information and your voice will be heard by your State Rep and your State Senator.
Thank you for your consideration in this important matter.
KSRT, Inc. Board of Directors 2020-2021
2021-2022 Board of Directors
Letter to Editor - By Kristi Rulli, President
During these challenging times and in the midst of a global health crisis, who are our frontline heroes?
You might be surprised to learn that radiologic technologists play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19.
Chest x-rays and CT scans are critical diagnostic tools in identifying the pneumonia-like complications of coronavirus; Interventional Radiology is used to treat life-threatening clots in the lungs When patients are placed on ventilators for breathing assistance, radiologic technologists perform imaging procedures so appropriate placement can be verified and treatment can be delivered.
Each of these imaging procedures is performed by a professional known as a radiologic technologist. Radiation therapists are also essential workers on the frontlines in the fight against cancer. Their work with oncology patients is crucial, and it continues every day, even during a pandemic.
So let us give a big salute to the doctors, nurses and other hardworking health care professionals. But here is a special tip of the hat to the more than 6,000 registered and certified radiologic technologists making a difference for patients every day in the state of Kentucky.
To us, they are unsung heroes, and we offer our heartfelt thanks for everything they do.
Kristi S. Rulli, PhD, President
Kentucky Society of Radiologic Technologists
Member, American Society of Radiologic Technologists