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A radiology nurse is a registered or enrolled nurse who cares for patients in the radiology department of a hospital or in a private radiology practice. Radiology nurses work closely with the clinical radiologist.
A radiology nurse cares for you when you are having a radiological test or procedure. A radiology nurse can:
Radiology nurses have a working knowledge of radiation safety, as well as all aspects of occupational health and safety and infection control.
The College of Nursing in Burwood, NSW offers specific courses in medical imaging nursing.
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