College of Allied Health Professions

Big weekend for RSTE students and faculty at NSRT

UNMC RSTE group at the NSRT conference

It was a busy weekend for our RSTE students & faculty at the Nebraska Society of Radiologic Technology (NSRT) Annual Conference in Grand Island.

  • Faculty Presentations
    • Lisa Bartenhagen gave two presentations
      • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) Q & A Session for Students
      • ARRT Standards of Ethics – Overview for Technologists
    • Jim Temme presented a lecture titled Forensic Radiography & the Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team: A Radiographers Experience
    • Tanya Custer & Christina Greg presented a lecture titled The Role of the Radiologic Technologist in the Clinical Management of the Ebola Patient
  • Faculty Awards
    Tanya Custer
    Tanya Custer
    • Tanya Custer was presented with the Sister Francis Salesia Memorial Award & presented a lecture in honor of the award.
  • Faculty Board Member Elections
    • Christina Gregg has served on the NSRT board for the past year (2014-2015) as Vice President & was re-elected in the position for the upcoming year.
    • Tanya Custer was elected as President Elect for the upcoming year & also served as the student bowl coordinator.

The conference was once again, very successful for the students & faculty; the following is a list of honors & awards received.

UNMC NSRT Student Board Representatives were honored:

  1. Blair Dixon (DMS)
  2. Nolan Vasa (RT)
  3. Jessica Backhaus (RTT)
  4. Justin Williams (CVIT)
  5. Kayla Mendlik (MRI)

Registered Technologist /Full time student scientific essay competition winner:

  1. First Place – Carlos Rangel (MRI) – “The Relationship Between MRI and Multiple Sclerosis”
  2. Second Place – Kayla Mendlik (MRI) – “Clinical Presentation and Imagine Evaluation of Stroke”

Student scientific essay competition winner

  1. First Place – Katelyn Moravec (RT) – “Picture Perfect? The Risks Associated with Diagnostic Medical Sonography”
  2. Second Place – Kati Lackas (RT) – “Diagnosing Infective Endocarditis: Transesophageal Echocardiogram vs Multi-Slice CT”

Registered Technologist scientific poster presentation

  1. First Place – Tanya Custer, Christina Gregg & Jolene Horihan – “The Role of the Radiologic Technologist in the Management of Ebola Virus Disease”
  2. Second Place – Tanya Custer, Kim Michael & Jim Temme – “ Use of a Virtual Dissection Table for Instruction of Radiography Students”
  3. Third Place – Tammy Jones, Christina Gregg & Kendra Becker – “Putting the Patient First: Best Practices in the Imaging Sciences”

Register Technologist/Full time student scientific poster presentation

  1. First Place – Justin Williams (CVIT) – “Utilizing Cerebral Angiography to Treat Aneurysms”
  2. Second Place – Carlos Rangel (MRI) – The Relationship Between MRI and Multiple Sclerosis”
  3. Third Place – Alicia Hultquist (CVIT) – “Chemoembolization as a Palliative Intervention for Hepatocellular Carcinoma”

Student scientific poster presentation

  1. First Place – Katelyn Moravec – “Picture Perfect? The Risks Associated with Diagnostic Medical Sonography”
  2. Second Place – Samantha Ballard – “An Examination of Unnecessary Radiation Exposure: Causes and Potential Solutions”
  3. Third Place – Victoria Spanel – “The Association of Cataract Disease with the Radiation Science Protection”

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