A Review of Ethics for the Radiologic Technologist
Reed, Joan R
Radiologic technology 2011 Jul-Aug; 82(6): 519-36
Radiologic technology students learn ethical theory, ethical principles and the Code of Ethics. However, over time, the concepts may fade from the radiologic technologist's memory. Periodic review of the ethical concepts and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Standards of Ethics are important to maintain a clear understanding of ethical expectations of the radiologic technologist. This article provides examples of potential ethical violations to illustrate each principle in the Code of Ethics and each tenet in the Rules of Ethics. The examples are intended to help readers think about and relate to situations they may encounter. This article is a Directed Reading. Your access to Directed Reading quizzes for continuing education credit is determined by your CE preference. For access to other quizzes, go to www.asrt.org/store.