Category: Education

What's been happening at Radius? We actively encourage and support our staff to update and maintain their skills, so we can continue to offer the best services to our patients and referrers.

Education Evenings @ Radius – Radiology Update for General Practice

Posted October 16, 2019

Radius Imaging has recently become accredited with Royal Australia College of General Practitioners (RACGP) so we are now able to provide continuing professional development (CPD) points for General Practitioners who attend education meetings. The first education event was a Radiology Update for General Practice and was attended by 15 local GP’s. Radius Imaging Clinical Director, Dr Ian Revfem presented a series for GP case…

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Education Evenings @ Radius – Shoulder Imaging and Guided Injections

Posted October 16, 2019

Radius Imaging hosted a CPD education seminar on October 15th for Osteopaths from the Greater Geelong region. The seminar was held onsite at Radius Waurn Ponds which hosted approximately 15 practitioners. Clinical Director Dr Ian Revfem presented on Shoulder Imaging and guided injections.

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St John Ambulance CPR Training

Posted July 20, 2019

Over multiple sessions in June Radius hosted Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training nights, run by instructors from St John Ambulance Australia and open to our staff, family, friends and colleagues. The course provided skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies, including managing the unconscious casualty, performing CPR, controlling bleeding and managing other life threatening situations. About St John Ambulance Australia St…

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Education Evenings @ Radius – Dynamic Ultrasound in Diagnosis

Posted July 1, 2019

Radius Imaging hosted an education seminar with Stephen Bird presenting to nearly 20 podiatrist from the Greater Geelong region. Stephen is a general sonographer with 25 years of clinical experience, and a very passionate educator of sonography who regularly presents at national and international conferences. Stephen holds a General and a Vascular Diploma of Medical Ultrasound (DMU) and a Masters of Medical Sonography from the…

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Education Weekend @ Radius – Clinical Ultrasound Seminar

Posted March 25, 2019

In March 2019, Radius Imaging hosted a Clinical Ultrasound Seminar onsite at Waurn Ponds. The two day seminar was presented by Martin Necas, a clinical specialist sonographer, honorary fellow and life member of the Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM) from Waikato Hospital, New Zealand. Topics included: Vascular Ultrasound, Obstetric Doppler and Bowel Imaging Ultrasound as well as formulation of clinical impressions and…

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Education Evenings @ Radius – MRI Spine for Allied Health Professionals

Posted March 20, 2019

Radius Imaging hosted an education seminar in March for Chiropractors, Osteopaths and Physiotherapists from the Greater Geelong region. The seminar was held onsite at Radius Waurn Ponds which hosted over 20 practitioners. Clinical Director Dr Ian Revfem presented on MRI of the Spine and Sacroiliac Joints.

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Deakin Medical Imaging Workshop

Posted March 15, 2019

In March, Radius was asked to be part of Deakin University’s Medical Imaging Workshop in Melbourne. Topics covered included Reflective Practice, Goal Setting and Road Blocks, White Privilege and Dealing with Political Correctness. Radius continues to have a close working relationship with Deakin as we facilitate clinical placements for students at the Geelong campus undertaking the Bachelor of Medical Imaging degree.

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Siemens Essential MR Safety Seminar

Posted December 19, 2017

In December, members of the Radius MRI team attended an Essential MR Safety Seminar hosted by Siemens Healthcare in Melbourne. The one day course covered all the essentials of clinical MR safety including, magnet safety, bio-effects, pregnancy, occupational exposure, safety standards and scanning passive and active implants. Led by world renowned MR educator and MR safety expert Donald McRobbie, registrants had the opportunity to acquire…

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Education Evenings @ Radius – Providing Great Customer Service

Posted October 1, 2017

Radius is committed to working with health practices to deliver the best possible care for patients in the region. In October our staff and guests participated in ‘Providing Great Customer Service for Healthcare Practices’, presented by Jen Flakemore. Topic – Providing great customer service for healthcare practices. – Support staff are the face of our healthcare practices. In an era of increasing competition where…

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Guest Speaker – Dr William Renner

Posted August 1, 2017

In August Radius was privileged to host guest speaker Dr William Renner all the way from Cincinnati, USA. He provided a very informative and entertaining talk covering many aspects of musculoskeletal imaging, attended by Radius staff, physiotherapists and podiatrists. Dr Renner is an internationally known speaker.  His lectures emphasize simple guidelines for reading MRI of the musculoskeletal system and have been praised by his students. Dr…

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