A total of 198 participants took part in the 1st Radiological Health and Safety Convention organized by TŰV Rheinland Philippines, last June 27-29 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City Philippines, granting participants 13 continuing professional development (CPD) units.
The theme “Building a More Sustainable, Healthier, and Safer Working Environment,” brings a timely platform for practicing and aspiring radiologists to continuously build the competencies, knowledge and skills in the radiological protection field. The event gathered industry experts and practitioners to delve into important topics surrounding occupational health and safety in diagnostic radiology, comprehensive quality approach in diagnostic imaging, and performance indicators for measuring and improving radiology department performance.
Gracing the event were Engr. Bayani C. San Juan, Director of the Food and Drug Administration Dr. Orestes P. Monzon and Dr. Orestes P. Monzon, Chairman of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and members of the board of Radiologic Technology of the PRC.
“Our vision at TÜV Rheinland is to be the world’s best sustainable and independent provider of technical services for testing, inspection, certification, consultation and training. Under our Life Care group, we have been offering services and solutions that focuses on quality and safety to our client’s employees and their work environment most especially in the field of Radiation Protection,” TŰV Rheinland Philippines Managing Director, Mr. Tristan Arwen Loveres shares in his welcome message.
In 2006, the “Higher Education Act,” was released by the Commission on Higher Education with the purpose of rationalizing Radiologic Technology Education in Philippines. The end goal is to equip our licensed professionals with the latest industry knowledge. This will ensure our professionals will be globally competitive in the long run.
Dr. Orestes P. Monzon, Chairman of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) expounds on the importance of CPD units in the one’s professional development, “CPD is the key to developing oneself to progress one‘s career in the profession, two tracks, one is to go back to school and continue formal schooling (MS, MA. PhD), the other is by professional route arming oneself to train in subspecialty Radiology.
The convention proved to be a venue of valuable discussion for experts who shared their expertise in the industry, practitioners who seek to further improve their knowledge in the field, and students who are gearing up to become professional radiologic technologists in the coming years.
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