News & Media

15 February 2021

Clinical Radiology Consultations

The current consultations for members to participate in are listed as follows: 

Overview

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.

Specialty

Clinical radiology

How to submit

Members and interested parties can submit their comments and feedback to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by COB 10 March 2021. Please reference line numbers where appropriate.

Consultation documentation 

Position Statement on the Use of Sedation and Anaesthesia in Paediatric Imaging

Overview

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.

Specialty

Clinical radiology

How to submit

Members and interested parties can submit their comments and feedback to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by COB 10 March 2021. Please reference line numbers where appropriate.

Consultation documentation 

Advertising of Medical Imaging Services V3.0

Overview

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.

Specialty

Clinical radiology

How to submit

Members and interested parties can submit their comments and feedback to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by COB 10 March 2021. Please reference line numbers where appropriate.

Consultation documentation 

MRI Safety Guidelines V3.0

Overview

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.

Specialty

Clinical radiology

How to submit

Members and interested parties can submit their comments and feedback to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by COB 10 March 2021. Please reference line numbers where appropriate.

Consultation documentation 

Recommendations for Imaging in Children in Non-Dedicated Paediatric Centres V2.0