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Diagnostic Imaging

  Diagnostics Cardiac Catheterization Lab Staff left to right: Brenda Schroeder, RN, BSN, Lisa Discatio, RTR, CV; Cindy Bernier, RN, MS, ACNS-BC (Lead Diagnostic Imaging Nurse), Athena Davis, RTR, Stacy Brodeur, RTR.
Registered nurses work closely with registered radiologic technologists on the Diagnostic Imaging team at Mid Coast Hospital.

Radiology nurses assess and educate patients before, during, and after procedures. They also monitor patients having invasive procedures such as CT-guided lung biopsies, ultrasound-guided liver or renal biopsies, and interventional radiology procedures such as uterine artery embolization and vertebroplasty.

Radiology nurses keep up to date with evidence-based practices through the Association for Radiologic & Imaging Nursing (ARIN). In addition, many of Mid Coast Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging nurses have obtained the Certified Radiology Nurse (CRN) credential.