Journal article

Resuscitation skills for radiologists: A short paper

AG Pitman, J Van Dijk, NJ Cunningham

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL IMAGING AND RADIATION ONCOLOGY | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2008

Abstract

The radiologist is likely to be the first medical practitioner on the scene for contrast reactions, anaphylaxis and other common medical emergencies that occur in radiology departments and stand-alone practices. Until 2007, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) did not provide resuscitation training as a CPD service for fellows, and the need for such a service has not been gauged. In 2007, the authors ran the first RANZCR large-group resuscitation refresher training workshop at the Melbourne 2007 annual scientific meeting. The workshop maximized audience participation and knowledge transfer in a constrained time, disseminated guidelines, and collected feedback..

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