RANZCR values professional input from members and regularly seeks member feedback on the development of professional documents, reports and submissions. When the College opens a consultation details and deadlines for submissions can be found following the links below.
This position statement is designed to provide radiologists and radiological practices involved in paediatric imaging with a range of guidelines and resources in order to better understand the use of sedation and anaesthesia within the paediatric population. This document also provides radiologists and radiological practices with a range of best practice techniques to be implemented with the aim of reducing the use of unnecessary sedation and anaesthesia in the paediatric population.
Position Statement on the Use of Sedation and Anesthesia in Paediatric Imaging
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law 2009 (Commonwealth) and New Zealand Medicine Act 1981 (National Law) outlines the requirements for health services when advertising regulated health professionals or services. This document aims to provide both individuals and medical imaging practices with a list of principles supported by the College regarding any advertising of medical imaging services. National Law should always be observed when advertising medical imaging services.
Advertising of Medical Imaging Services V3.0
The MRI Safety Guideline is intended to assist RANZCR staff, Fellows, members and other individuals involved in the Magnetic Resonance imaging team (radiographers, technologists and scientists) in addressing MRI safety issues and requirements to: a) provide information and guidance on the safe clinical use and research of MRI; b) Assist practices in developing appropriate protocols and procedures to support their use of MRI; and c) Help prevent adverse patient outcomes in relation to MRI.
MRI Safety Guidelines V3.0
The purpose of this document is to provide information to assist radiologists in supplementing adult imaging protocols, and to highlight when an imaging protocol needs to be changed for children (patients <16 years). The scope of this document is to provide guidance on the performance of paediatric imaging for radiology practices and hospital departments that are not dedicated paediatric centres. It also provides radiologists and radiology practices with a list of useful references that complement the recommendations contained within this guide.
Recommendations for Imaging in Children in Non-Dedicated Paediatric Centres V2.0
The RANZCR Standards of Practice for Interventional Radiology sets out the Standards of Practice that are required to safeguard patient safety and maintain good clinical practice to ensure patients receive optimum care from providers of interventional radiology and interventional neuroradiology services.
This is the first stand-alone version of Interventional Radiology Standards with the previous iteration of the Interventional Radiology Standards having been a subsection of the comprehensive RANZCR Standards of Practice for Clinical Radiology.
Standards of Practice for Interventional Radiology
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