It is always helpful to explore the websites of various professional organizations related to your field. Those websites can offer background information, current news in your field, recent research articles, or links to other educational resources.
The organization says: "The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is a leading credentialing organization that recognizes qualified individuals in medical imaging, interventional procedures, and radiation therapy. We offer certification and registration in a wide range of disciplines, helping people who work in medical imaging and radiation therapy to develop their careers."
Any individual who operates radiation emitting equipment for medicine, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, chiropractic, podiatry or bone densitometry must maintain an active Kentucky state license. These disciplines include professionals of radiography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, radiologist assistants and limited x-ray machine operators.
The website says: "The Association for Medical Imaging Management is the professional organization representing management at all levels of hospital imaging departments, freestanding imaging centers, and group practices...AHRA is a resource and catalyst for the development of professional leadership in medical imaging management."
From ASRT: "The mission of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists is to advance and elevate the medical imaging and radiation therapy profession and to enhance the quality and safety of patient care."
According to AVIR: "The Association of Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR) is a nonprofit, national organization of Radiologic Technologists and allied health professionals deeply committed to improving health and the quality of life through the practice of vascular and interventional radiology."
According to the website: "ISRRT is the only organization representing all disciplines of Medical Radiation Technologists internationally...The ISRRT encourages the exchange of information between individuals, to help members keep abreast of advancing technology; "
From the organization: "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."
From RSNA: "We provide high-quality educational resources, including continuing education credits toward physicians’ certification maintenance, host the world’s largest radiology conference and publish five top peer-reviewed journals: Radiology, RadioGraphics, Radiology: Artificial Intelligence, Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging and Radiology: Imaging Cancer."
According to the organization: "The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) is a professional membership organization founded in 1970 to promote, advance, and educate its members and the medical community in the science of diagnostic medical sonography. The SDMS is the largest association of sonographers and sonography students in the world. "