Conflict Management: A Literature
Review and Study
By Sally Erin Howell, MSRS, RT(R)
Management of conflict is extremely important for the effective functioning of organizations and for the personal, cultural, and social development of individuals. The manner in
which the conflict is managed can cause more tension in the situation rather than the
Competencies in Imaging
By Kimlyn N. Queen, MSM, FAHRA, CRA, RT(R)(CT)(MR)
In order to support the front line staff and create a high quality, successful imaging department, the administrative team must be made up of a variety of competent leaders, including the imaging director/administrator, PACS/RIS administrator, and radiation safety officer.
How to Create a World Class Dose Reduction Program
By W. Geoffrey West, PhD, DABR, CHP
Effective dose reduction is best accomplished using a multifaceted approach. Protocol
optimization, proper use of scanner features, patient dose tracking and analysis, and staff
training are among the many important elements that should be addressed.
September/OctOber 2014 • VOlume 36: 5
46 Index to Advertisers
47 The Marketplace
Front cover: photo submitted by OhioHealth’s
bing cancer center in columbus, OH. Front
row left to right: Denise burns, carla Knisley,
Andrea biglin, Joni ballou, Kay Holland. back
row left to right: melissa Sladoje, melanie
Shaffer, Rachel Nausbaum, Amy Meyers, Phil
Angus, Belinda Wilson.