ISRRT MEETS JAPAN
13:09Naoki Kodama, Niigata / JP
1. To explain the education and license system of radiological technologists in Japan.
2. To understand current problems of radiological technologist education, especially clinical training.
3. To explain the career structure of radiological technologists in Japan.
4. To understand the expansion of the work of radiological technologist in the future.
5. To inform on task shifting (delegation of medical practice) to radiological technologist in Japan.
6. To inform on the relationship between radiological technologists and artificial intelligence (AI).
14:40Takanori Masuda, Hiroshima / JP
1. To explain the outlines of a brief history of CT equipment.
2. To understand the current problems of radiation dose in Japan compared to other countries by using diagnostic reference levels (DRLs).
3. To understand the latest CT imaging technology and radiation dose reduction methods for maintaining image quality and diagnostic accuracy.
4. To inform about artificial intelligence for machine and deep learning.
5. To learn about how to use machine and deep learning in the clinical CT examination.
11:27Ryu Kawamorita, Osaka / JP
1. To recognise the scale of the cancer burden in Japan, and a brief history of radiotherapy.
2. To understand current problems and recent research topics for radiological technologists.
3. To inform on accreditation guidelines for radiotherapy technologists.
4. To receive information on radiotherapy technologists' carrier structure and opportunities for professional development for radiotherapy technologists.
5. To appreciate the role of radiotherapy technologists and their professional requirements: knowledge of the special techniques and safety protocols for precision radiation therapy, including intensity-modulated radiation therapy, stereotactic radiation therapy, and image-guided radiation therapy.
6. To inform on research topics: new materials and methods for radiotherapy as part of an academic-industrial alliance.
7. To learn about how to use machine learning and knowledge-based radiation treatment plans in volumetric modulated arc therapy.
12:25Akihiro Kasuya, Kariya / JP
1. To learn about the current status of emergency imaging in Japan.
2. To appreciate the usefulness of ultrasound by radiological technologists in emergency imaging.
3. To share the ultrasound educational program by sonographers.