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2018 Annual Meeting

July 12 – 13, 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina

The historic Francis Marion Hotel, named for the Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox,” has a long tradition of gracious service, elegant accommodations, and hosting splendid banquets and events dating back to its opening in 1924. The Francis Marion was the largest and grandest hotel in the Carolinas. The 1920s was the Golden Age of railroads, radio and grand hotels, and the Charleston Renaissance was in full bloom and the Francis Marion Hotel was “the place to be”.

The Francis Marion Hotel now combines 1920’s style and grace with 21st Century comfort and convenience in the heart of historic Charleston on Marion Square. Rising 12 stories, many of the Hotel’s 235 guestrooms and suites offer spectacular views of Charleston’s historic harbor, church steeples and legendary King Street. The Francis Marion Hotel, with its central downtown location, is an easy walk to the antebellum homes, magnificent gardens, antique shops and boutiques, and world-class restaurants. From 1915 to 1940 Charleston, South Carolina, was a vibrant community filled with artists, writers, and painters. Of course — the famous 1920s dance craze, the Charleston, began in the dance halls of its namesake and not only swept the nation, but also defined an era.



Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403


http://francismarionhotel.com/



Pre-conference

JRCERT Standard Seminars

(No extra charge for AEIRS attendees)

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, the JRCERT is offering two (2) Standard Revision seminars. Attendees to these activities will incur NO extra charges but must register for the AEIRS conference and with JRCERT separately, so register early as space is limited. To register for the workshops/seminars, go to: http://www.jrcert.org/calendar/

Standards Revision Seminar (All program officials)
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Max. 50)

JRCERT staff will present Draft 1 of the revised Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiography, Radiation Therapy, Medical Dosimetry, and Magnetic Resonance. This seminar will allow participants the opportunity to provide input, ask questions, seek clarification, and make recommendations for Draft 2. The JRCERT has published a Standards Revision Project webpage, click here, that provides timelines, policy, surveys, and draft documents. Participants should bring a print or electronic copy of Draft 1 of the revised Standards.

Standards Revision Seminar (Current Site Visitors only)
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Max. 50)

JRCERT staff will present Draft 1 of the revised Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiography, Radiation Therapy, Medical Dosimetry, and Magnetic Resonance. This seminar will allow participants the opportunity to provide input, ask questions, seek clarification, and make recommendations for Draft 2. The JRCERT has published a Standards Revision Project webpage, click here, that provides timelines, policy, surveys, and draft documents. Participants should bring a print or electronic copy of Draft 1 of the revised Standards.



AEIRS 2018 Educational Program

AEIRS follows ARRT CE criteria when presenting educational workshops throughout the US and it is the responsibility of the radiologic personnel working in each state to know their specific state licensing CE requirements.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Welcome Reception 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Thursday, July 12, 2018 (6 CE’s)

Kevin Clark, EdD, RT(R) and Jessyca Wagner, MSRS, RT(R)
Faculty and Student Incivility in Medical Imaging Education

Rebecca Farmer, MSRS, RT(R)
Mentoring Across the Generations

Stasha Fulton, MS, RT(R)(VI) and Kelly Eaton, MS, RT(R), CIIP
Team teaching: Positives and Pitfalls

Honors Lecture: Elwin Tilson, EdD., RT(R)(M)(QM)(CT),FAEIRS
Becoming a professional: When good is not good enough


Business Luncheon

Therese Gunn, BSc (MRS), GCAP, FHEA and Vicki Braithwaite, B.App.Sc, M. Ed
Meeting your Students’ Learning via Various Learning Tools

Yasser Jahami, MS, RT(R)
The Use of Standardized Patients in Radiography


ARRT Open Forum

Poster Presentations and Refreshments 4:30 – 6:00 PM

Tammy Webster, MPA, RT(R)(M); Stephanie Lough, BS, RT(R)(CT)(MR)
Rules of Engagement: Successful Collaboration between Academia and Clinical Industry

Heather Schmuck, MS, RT(R); Joy Cook, MS, RT(R)(CT)(MR)
Student Perceptions of a Low-Tech Option for Engagement and Assessment

Tammy Webster, MPA, RT(R)(M); Greg Mehrer, MBA, RT(R); Ellie Miller, BS, RT(R)(CT), RDMS, RVT
Student Remediation Strategies: Academic and Clinical Considerations

Laura Aaron, PhD, RT(R)(M)(QM); Jennifer Michael, MSRT, RT(R)
Assessing Learning Through Reflection

Patricia Gorski, BS, RT(R)(M)
Interdisciplinary Mass Casualty Drill Development to Enhance Healthcare Training

LeShell Palmer Jones, MS, RT(T)
An Analysis of the role of the Medical Dosimetry Educator

Vicki Braithwaite, B.App.Sc, M. Ed; Debra Starkey, DipAppSc; MAppSc, M. Ed, FASMIRT, SFHEA; Pam Rowntree, FASMIRT,FAEIRS,SFHEA
Three Years of Peer to Peer Mentorship in Review

Kimberly Michael, MA, RT(R), RDMS,RVT, FSDMS; Tanya Custer, MS, RT (R)(T)
Open Book Testing in Health Science Education: Student Perceptions and Outcomes in Ultrasound Physics

Tracy Herrmann, M. Ed RT(R)
The Success of African American Medical Imaging Students: A Study of Student Engagement

Kim Metcalf, Ed. D., RT(R)(T)(MR)(ARRT), FAEIRS
Updating of Healthcare Curriculum to Reflect Current Trends


Friday, July 13, 2018 (6.5 CE’s)

ASRT Open Forum

William Callaway, MA, RT(R)
Are You Sure You Want to Say It That Way? (download handout)

Kimberly Michael, MA, RT(R), RDMS, RVT and Tanya Custer, MS, RT(R)(T)
Case Study-Based E-Learning Modules in Radiologic Education: A Delicate Balance of Innovation, Time, and Educational Outcomes

Kimberly Cross, MSRS, RT(R)(CT)
“Skip the Sandwich?” Delivering Effective Feedback to the Imaging Student”

JRCERT Open Forum

Phillip Ballinger, PhD, RT(R) and Terri Bruckner, PhD, RT(R)(CV)
Compilation/Overview of Electronic Media Used by Radiation Sciences Faculty

Robin Cornett, MA, Ed.RT (R)(CV) and Erin Myers, MA, RT(R), CNMT
Global Educational Opportunities in Imaging Programs

Rhonda Weaver, MHA, RT(R)(M)(BD)(CT)
Encouraging Student Involvement in Our Profession



Reserve your room now!

Call the hotel

Contact the hotel directly at 843-722-0600 or 1-877-756-2121 and request a reservation at the discount rate for the AEIRS meeting ($159 per night single/double plus tax) through Wednesday, June 6, 2018. After this date, rates are at the hotel’s discretion.

Make your reservation early!

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION TO/ FROM THE FRANCIS MARION HOTEL
   o Transportation may be arranged through our Concierge or Front Desk through outside vendors.
   o Charleston Cab Company - $32 plus tax from hotel to the airport.
   o Airport Downtown Shuttle - $14 one way - per passenger
   o https://www.iflychs.com/Ground-Transportation/Taxis-Shuttles.aspx

PARKING
The hotel offers valet parking in the city owned Francis Marion parking garage conveniently located next to the hotel on King Street for an overnight charge of $22 plus tax which can be added to your folio or you may self-park for a charge of $17 per day paid directly to the garage. When you check in to the hotel the front desk will give you a voucher to use in the garage so that you may come and go as you wish.

How to Register

Register online and make your registration payment through PayPal.

http://www.aeirs.org/annual_meeting_registration.html

Register by mail: Fill out the registration form online, print your completed registration form, and mail it with your payment. Make sure to select the option that works best for you on the bottom of the registration form.

Registration Fees

Annual Meeting July 12 - 13, 2018
Registration received prior to May 1, 2018.
     AEIRS Members: $325 • Non-Members: $425 • Vendors: $300 • Guest: $50 (no CE’S)
Registration received after May 1, 2018.
AEIRS Members: $350 • Non-Members: $450 • Vendors: $300 • Guest: $50 (no CE’S)

Pre-registration must be received by July 1, 2018.

On-Site Registration Per Day and Single Day Rates
AEIRS Members: $200 • Non-Members: $250 • Vendors: $175• • Guest: $50 (no CE’S)

New AEIRS Membership & 2018 Annual Meeting Registration
$425! Non-members can save $100 by joining TODAY!

The Free “Extras”

Welcome Reception
Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Business luncheon
Thursday, July 12, 2018, 12:30 – 2:00 PM

Poster Presentations/Refreshments
Thursday, July 12, 2018, 4:30 – 6:00 PM

Be sure to select from these free “extra” events when you register. You MUST register for each free Extra to attend the event.



We need volunteers to serve in several capacities. These duties take but a little time and make a deep impact on the success of our meeting. Please consider now how you could best be used at the meeting and let us know immediately of your willingness to volunteer. Download the form and volunteer now.

Silent Auction to be Held at the 2018 Annual Meeting

Join the fun! Donate an item to the AEIRS silent auction. All proceeds go into the AEIRS Research Education, and Advancement Fund. Bring your silent auction donation to the annual meeting registration desk along with this silent auction form. Download the silent auction form

Remember to bring this form with you! This is the bid sheet.



Download the 2018 Annual Meeting Brochure for course descriptions and additional information.




WHAT TO DO IN CHARLESTON

Check out the Charleston Visitor’s Guide




Experience where the Civil War Began. Take a Tour of Fort Sumter






Love to Shop and Dine? Visit Fresh Fields Village.



AEIRS appreciates the generosity of our 2018 Conference Partners












Conference Partner Sponsorship Opportunities are available
Download the 2018 Conference Partner Application



Cancellation Policy

To receive a refund, we must receive your letter 30 days prior to the first day of the conference. Refunds will be issued based on your original method of payment, and a $75 cancellation fee will be deducted. No refund, full or partial, will be made after that date. If you cannot attend, you may send a substitute, but please notify AEIRS of the substitute’s name. All cancellation and substitution requests should be faxed to the operations manager at 281-605-1450 or emailed to the office at office@aeirs.org. Non-AEIRS member substitutes replacing AEIRS members must pay the difference between the member and non-member rate.