A RESOURCE FOR EDUCATORS FROM ARRT

May 2020 Edition

Welcome to our Educator Update newsletter. It contains up-to-date announcements regarding exams, continuing education, ethics requirements, and more. Look to Educator Update as your go-to source for ARRT news!

TURN TO ARRT COVID-19 UPDATE PAGE FOR ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS

You'll find information on deadline extensions, CQR, exams for candidates using the postprimary eligibility pathway, exams for R.R.A. candidates, and more. You can also learn how to contact your legislators regarding the need for personal protective equipment.

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STUDENTS CAN SCHEDULE EXAMS THREE MONTHS BEFORE GRADUATION 

Although students may schedule the exams as early as three months before completing their requirements, they must choose an exam date after the date on which they expect to complete their program. 

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ARRT CLARIFIES ADDITIONS TO ARRT DOCUMENTS FOR LIMITED SCOPE OF PRACTICE IN RADIOGRAPHY

We added units of radiation measurement listed in the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement (NCRP) Report No.160 for absorbed dose, dose equivalent, exposure, and effective dose for clarification.

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ARRT UPDATES MAMMOGRAPHY CLINICAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

ARRT conducts job analyses and reviews our certification documents every five years, which help ensure that our examination content specifications and clinical requirements remain comprehensive, accurate, and fair.

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REMEMBER TO UPDATE COURSE INFORMATION FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR

You can now update your course information for R.T.s who need specific types of continuing education (CE) credits.

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ARRT CHANGES NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGY CUT SCORE

Although we continue to report the exam’s cut score as a scaled score of 75, the minimum number of correct items necessary to meet this passing threshold is a few points higher than it was in previous years.

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ARRT INSTITUTES DAILY REPORTING LIMITS FOR CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

The limit encourages candidates to use the learning strategy of distributed practice—that is, of extending learning rather than “cramming.” 

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ARRT CLARIFIES CLINICAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CT

The ARRT Board of Trustees recently approved the following clarification to the CT Clinical Experience Requirements.  

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ARRT UPDATES SONOGRAPHY CONTENT OUTLINE

Because ARRT has endorsed recently created sonography standards for work-related musculoskeletal disorders, we updated the Patient Care section of the Sonography Content Outline to include more detail under operator ergonomics. 

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