Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Radiology Technologist Kara Stechnij of Brainerd recently passed her Computed Tomography (CT) advanced registry examination which focuses on patient care, radiation safety and dose, image production, contrast media administration, and cross-sectional anatomy.
To complete the process, Stechnij completed more than 125 CT exams and 59 procedures in the categories of the head, spine, and musculoskeletal; neck and chest; abdomen and pelvis; image display and post processing; and quality assurance testing. All her work was reviewed and verified.
A member of CRMC’s staff since 2018, Stechnij previously work as a radiologic technologist and radiographer assistant at Centra Care-St. Cloud Hospital. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Radiologic Technology from Minnesota State University-St. Cloud and completed various rotations in high-tech imaging areas such as interventional, C,T and MRI at St. Cloud Hospital School of Diagnostic Imaging.