Radiography profession performance and future challenges in Japan - ESR Connect

ISRRT MEETS JAPAN

Meets 5 - Radiography profession performance and future challenges in Japan

  • 4 Lectures
  • 51 Minutes
  • 4 Speakers
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Lectures

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Meets 5_1 - Education system and career structure of radiological technologists in Japan

Meets 5_1 - Education system and career structure of radiological technologists in Japan

13:09Naoki Kodama, Niigata / JP

Learning Objectives
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).

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Meets 5_2 - Latest optimal CT imaging technology and radiation dose reduction

Meets 5_2 - Latest optimal CT imaging technology and radiation dose reduction

14:40Takanori Masuda, Hiroshima / JP

Learning Objectives
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.

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Meets 5_3 - Radiation therapy in Japan: current status and recent topics of radiation therapy in Japan

Meets 5_3 - Radiation therapy in Japan: current status and recent topics of radiation therapy in Japan

11:27Ryu Kawamorita, Osaka / JP

Learning Objectives
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.

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Meets 5_4 - The role of radiological technologists in emergency medicine: a contribution of ultrasound

Meets 5_4 - The role of radiological technologists in emergency medicine: a contribution of ultrasound

12:25Akihiro Kasuya, Kariya / JP

Learning Objectives
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.