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Table 2 Essential competencies listed in the Job Description of PET/MRI radiographers or technologists

From: Competencies and training of radiographers and technologists for PET/MR imaging - a study from the UK MR-PET network

Qualifications & education- BSc in Diagnostic Radiography or equivalent
- Registration with HCPC or RCT
- Postgraduate qualification in MRI or PET
Knowledge & experience- Up-to-date Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training
- Research-based practice
- Experience in multidisciplinary teams
- Knowledge and understanding of MRI safety
- Knowledge and understanding of the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IR (ME)R)
Skills & abilities- IV cannulation
- IT skills
- Medical document writing skills
- Interpersonal skills