Chapter 02: Professional Organizations Adler: Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care, 7th Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The process whereby an organization seeks recognition from its peer groups through demonstrated compliance with developed standards is termed a. licensure. b. registration. c. accreditation. d. self-analysis. ANS: C Accreditation is a voluntary peer-review process. Accredited programs have satisfactorily demonstrated compliance with educational standards developed by and for the profession. These standards are set by the organizations that sponsor the accrediting agency. REF: p. 15 2. Professional certification of medical imaging practitioners, such as radiographers, is offered by the a. American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). b. American College of Radiology (ACR). c. individual states. d. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. ANS: D Professional certification is a process through which an agency grants recognition to an individual on demonstration, usually by examination, of specialized professional skills. For radiography, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is a nationally recognized certification agency. REF: p. 16 3. Many organizations are involved with medical imaging making up this great profession. A common goal of all of these organizations is to a. ensure the highest quality of care within the profession. b. improve the standard of care within medical imaging. c. foster positive public relations and communication with the general public and governmental agencies. d. All of the above ANS: D Professional societies represent the interests of various groups to the public and to governmental bodies. Additionally, they foster educational opportunities in an effort to improve patient care standards and quality. REF: p. 17...Show More
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