Coffee, Chaos, and Competence: A Day in the Life of a Radiology Nurse

Kery Erickson, Sarah Kraft, Lori Rhudy

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The role of a radiology nurse is not clearly understood by patients or nursing colleagues. Following a radiology float nurse through a day in a complex radiology practice in a Magnet-designated facility illustrates how a radiology nurse must incorporate specialty education and training, clinical competence, and a professional nursing practice model to provide quality patient care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-49
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Radiology Nursing
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2022


  • Clinical competence
  • Professional nursing practice
  • Radiology float nurse
  • Radiology nursing role

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing


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