Medical imaging technologists do much more than meets the eye

Anick, Mathieu, Nathalie and Marie-Eve are all technologists working in the field of medical imaging, specializing, respectively, in medical electrophysiology, nuclear medicine, radiation oncology and radiodiagnostics. They point out that although the work they do is varied and vital, few people understand the demands of their profession, and their expertise too often goes unrecognized. It’s a safe bet that you’ll agree there’s a lot more to being a medical imaging technologist than meets the eye once you’ve read this article!

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Nutritionists: new activities authorized on the menu

Recognition of dietitians/nutritionists’ clinical judgment and their role in ensuring more accessible care is reflected in the three new activities they are now authorized to perform. This is a promising advance. We discussed these developments with Marie-JoĂ«lle Valiquette, Director of professional affairs for the Ordre professionnel des diĂ©tĂ©tistes du QuĂ©bec (OPDQ).

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Le Virage rehab centre

Three years after being integrated into amalgamated mega-institutions, how are the CRD addiction rehab centres doing? Is the smallest mission in the healthcare system managing to keep its identity? Have there been changes in professionals’ and technicians’ practice?

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