Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Download Update

I must admit I was quite surprised that there were a total of 26 downloads served. Thank you for participating in the test download. Any feedback that you might offer would be much appreciated. Now that I know that I have some bonafide interest I will upload some files that might actually help you. If you have any suggestions or reasonable requests I will do my best to accomidate.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

"Broken Legs Game"

A new addition to the blog. Check out the game in the Brems area and feel free to join the family. It's the perfect thing for all you students that are preping for the registry and need a "break." I can't believe that it has been almost a year for me. Best wishes!!


Saturday, February 09, 2008


TESTFile.wrd - Okay its ".wrd" instead of ".pdf" but it's a work in progress. By the way if a Word document is preferred let me know. I just wanted to put a little something up to show that I'm working on it.

You should be able to click the link which will redirect you to mediafire.com where you can download it. I haven't found a way to downlaod directly through blogger.

Take care.


Thursday, February 07, 2008

New Job New Challenges

As a student I was certain that PACS was a great tool. I always thought that being a PACS administrator would be a direction that I would like to head into eventually. It came my way sooner than I expected. No. I'm not a PACS administrator yet but I have just started in a new postion as a PACS analyst. Basically I work along with the PACS admin. It's a great job at a great hospital and I love it. I loved the OR job I had too so it was a little bitter sweet to make the change.

The ARRT has a new certification as of last summer called CIIP which stands for Certified Imaging Informatic Professional. There is some debate as to the weight of such certifications. My personal opinion is that it is were PACS and imaging informatics is headed. If you have an interest in PACS and have some IT background to go along with your RT (R) you might just want to add a (CIIP).

Here are a few links to help you investigate:

Thursday, June 14, 2007



Enough said there. Now time to work on those pdf. files


Tuesday, June 05, 2007

The Registry - ARRT

Monday June 4th
The deed is done.
Sorry about the span between my last posting but I have been rollin the sleeves up and actually getting paid to perform X-ray exams. (There's a novel idea!!) At the same time I've been preparing for the registry.
So, the registry. What was it like?? Everyone seems to have their own unique experience to relate. I will just say that some say that they felt under prepared some felt adequate but no one felt over prepared. Personally I felt pretty good after 220 questions. In dire need on an adult beverage but nontheless good. After a few hours I started questioning myself which is completely futile. Therefore until I actually get my results back, I did fantastic!
Nothing like a good dose of brushing up to make you feel confident. Some of the questions seemed to be take directly from my registry review book so that eased me through the whole test. The whole experience was actually enjoyable believe it or not. Yes the test did bring its own anxiety but it felt great to know that I was finally at the end.
I will keep posting for any prospective students out there. I promised pdf's and pdf's you will have. As if you don't have enough notes and printouts in your folders! Still it was something that I wish that could have had while I was in classes so they will be forth coming.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Everyone loves a good pdf. Right?

I have started working on a project that I hope will be helpful to anyone who may stumble across my blog. If you are an x ray student that you are absorbed in information so please take this for what it is worth. I plan on adding a few pdf. files for you reading and studying enjoyment. What is a pdf. you say? For those of you who may not know. A pdf. file that is a file that is easy to read. If you really want to know more follow the embedded link and enjoy. If you already know what a pdf. file is thank you for humoring me. One more thing about pdf. files for the newbie is that you will need to have adobe acrobat reader installed on your computer. this program gives you read only rights to the pdf. files for free. (Link will be provided.)
With that said I have planned to turn some of my more helpful study guides into public information. Of course nothing in these files will be copy righted material but thay just might be helpful. In addition to my classroom study guides I have prepared a few of my own documents that I will also place on this blog. Of course these will all be radiography related.
If you have any similar information that you would like to contribute please feel free to contact me and we can work something out. Or if you have any suggestions as to a topics for a pdf. file that you would like to have developed you can contact me via e-mail or here in the blog.