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Numerous ACRRT publications are available. Only those with the widest reader interest are described below. All are available through the ACRRT offices.


The official newsletter of the ACRRT. Published periodically, WAVELENGTHS is mailed directly to all ACRRT members holding current status.

WAVELENGTHS brings updated information regarding ACRRT activities, approved programs for continuing education credit, useful articles relating to radiologic technology and periodic profiles of ACRRT people and events.

Wavelengths Vol XXI No 1.pdf
Wavelengths Spring 2006
Wavelengths Fall 2006
Wavelengths Summer 2009
Wavelengths Winter 2009
Wavelengths Fall 2010
Wavelengths Summer 2011
Wavelengths Winter 2011
Wavelengths Spring 2012
Wavelengths Fall 2012
Wavelengths May 2013
Wavelengths Fall 2013
Wavelengths Spring 2014
Wavelengths Summer 2015
Wavelengths Fall 2015

Chiropractic Radiologic Technology Study Guide

The Chiropractic Radiologic Technology Study Guide is continually revised to include the latest information, clarification, and revisions to keep the ACRRT member current. Included are numerous photographs and updated descriptions of patient positioning and many useful tables and charts necessary to update any radiographic facility in required quality assurance procedures.

The Chiropractic Radiologic Technology Study Guide has been used extensively in the training programs of both ACRRT and Limited Permit students. Although designed primarily to be an instructor-assisted study guide, the information is easily assimilated by the serious student as a stand-alone text. For those individuals who have not updated their copy of the Chiropractic Radiologic Technology Study Guide, this newly revised edition will be found extremely useful in keeping up to date in radiologic technology.

Self-Instructed Readings

Approved for continuing education credit. These articles are approved for credit because of their content relating to the practice of radiologic technology. Subjects are varied, and conform to the approved subject material as listed under Re-certification Requirements

The length of articles will vary and, as a result, may qualify for either one or two CE credits necessary for ACRRT annual re-certification, after successful completion of the accompanying comprehension review test. The Self-Instructed Readings (SIRs) are typically available by late October or early November of each year.

The links below are for the SIR texts only. They can be downloaded and saved/printed. Upon purchasing the appropraite number of SIRs required, the ACRRT administrator will email the corresponding exam(s) to you. Be sure to contact the ACRRT office to provide an email address where you would like to receive the SIR exam(s).

SIRS 2019:

1 - Imaging and Diagnosis of Physical Child Abuse Article

2 - Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace

SIRS 2018:

1 - Computer Tornography of Thoracolumber Spine Trauma

2 - Image Acquisition and Quality in Digital Radiography

3 - Medical Imaging and Infertility

4 - Patient-centered Radiation Safety

5 - Perfecting the LS-S1 Spot Projection

6 - Technical Factors and Exposure Indicators

SIRS 2017:

1 - Emergency Chest Imaging

2 - Medical Ethics and Law in Radiologic Technology

3 - Obesity in Children and Adolescents Health Effects and Imaging Implications

4 - Radiation Safety Compliance

5 - Radiological Exposure and Adverse Effects in the Radiologic Interventional Setting

6 - Total Knee Replacement and Imaging

SIRS 2016:

1 - Care Considerations for Patients With Spinal Cord Injuries

2 - Copper Filtration and kVp Effect on Entrance Skin Exposure

3 - Imaging Foreign Bodies

4 - Meditation, Stress Relief, and Well Being

5 - Radiation Protection Education in Fluoroscopy CER

6 - Reducing Errors in Radiology

SIRS 2015:

1 - Current Issues in Radiation Dose Monitoring and Reporting

2 - Effects of Kilovoltage, Milliampere Seconds

3 - Medical Radiation Dose Perception and its effect on Public Health

4 - Shield Placement- Effect on Exposure

5 - Substance Abuse and the Radiologic Technologist

6 - Women and Heart Disease

SIRS 2014:

1 - Elbow Disorders and Injuries

2 - How Cultural Competency Can Help Reduce Health Disparities

3 - Managerial Strategies for Creating an Effective Work Environment

4 - Occupational Radiation Safety

5 - Stress Management for the Radiologic Technologist

6 - What Imaging Teaches Us About Pain

SIRS 2013:

1 - A Review of Ethics for the Radiologist Technologist

2 - Disorders of Cervical Spine

3 - Ergonomics in Radiology

4 - Imaging the Injured Shoulder

5 - Medical Imaging and Osteoarthritis of the Knee

6 - Radiation Protection in Pediatric Imaging

Content Specifications for the ACRRT Examination

The content specifications for the ACRRT examination list the content areas to be covered on the examination and the weighing of each category. Revised periodically, this document is distributed to all education program directors.

Contact ACRRT

American Chiropractic Registry
Radiologic Technologists

52 W. Colfax Street
Palatine, Illinois

Telephone: 847.705.1178
Fax: 847.705.1178

ACRRT Study Guide

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