Development trends in radiography

Description

The current techniques and developments in radiography and medical imaging.

Alternative labels

development trends in medical imaging
progress trends in radiography
new developments in radiography
developments in radiography
new techniques in radiography

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Development trends in radiography is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Development trends in radiography is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Nuclear medicine radiographer: Nuclear Medicine Radiographers plan, prepare and perform nuclear medicine examinations, post-processing and treatment with a wide range of equipment and techniques using X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging and radiopharmaceuticals.
Radiographer: Radiographers use a range of technologies to examine, treat and care for patients. They work in the fields of Medical Imaging, Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine and apply ionising radiation, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging and radioactive sources.
Diagnostic radiographer: Diagnostic radiographers plan, prepare and perform diagnostic imaging examinations and post processing, with a wide range of equipment and techniques using X-rays, strong magnetic fields or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and high frequency sound (Ultrasound).
Therapeutic radiographer: Therapeutic radiographers prepare and perform safe and accurate high-energy radiation treatments to patients, using a wide range of sophisticated equipment and techniques, to target the area to be treated, and computer planning to produce a plan of the dose distribution across the area to be treated.

 


 

References

  1. Development trends in radiography – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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