The 78th Annual ISRT Meeting & Educational Seminar is scheduled for April 6-7, 2018. It will be held at the UnityPoint – Methodist Medical and Education Center.

Please join us for the 78th annual meeting and educational seminar. We’re excited to introduce a new venue and lower prices for this year’s conference! The conference will be held at the UnityPoint – Methodist Medical Education Center. Both days of sessions begin with breakfast at 7:00 on Friday; the conference concludes at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Introducing lower prices for 2018!

The two-day conference is just $100 for members, and includes the opportunity for 12 continuing education credits!

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2018 Program Schedule

Friday, April 6, 2018

  • 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM Welcome and Opening Ceremonies
  • 8:10 AM Joan Beard, Palliative Care
  • 9:05 AM Dr. Carl Christie, Gynecological Ca.
  • 9:55 AM Refreshment Break
  • 10:05 AM Business Session:
    • Introductions
    • Memorial Resolution
    • Officer Nominations
    • Budget Review
  • 10:30 AM Dr. Teri Wahlig, Critical Conversations
  • 11:30 AM Lunch
  • 12:45 PM Matthew J. Keilly Memorial Lecture
    • Yvonne Grant, Technology and its Changes
  • 1:15 PM Julie Ostrowski, Close Encounters
  • 2:15 PM Business Session
    • Election of Officers
    • Awards
    • Scholarship Presentation
  • 2:30 PM Julie Ostrowski, Mummies Unwrapped
  • 4:00 PM Conference Ends
  • 4:30 PM Officers Meeting – Incoming/Outgoing

Saturday, April 7, 2018

  • 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
  • 7:50 AM Installation of ISRT Officers
  • 8:20 AM Julie Ostrowski, Vampires and Radiology
  • 9:15 AM Julie Ostrowski, HIPPA HOOPLA
  • 10:15 AM Refreshment Break
  • 10:20 AM Amanda Garlock, MS
  • 11:20 AM Amanda Beane, Tips and Tricks to Positioning
  • 12:20 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 PM Angela Leek, Radiation Emergency Response – Iowa
  • 2:00 PM Amanda Garlock, ASRT Practice Standards
  • 3:00 PM Conference Ends


  • Amanda Beane, B.S. RT(R)(CT)(MR)(BD)
  • Joan Beard, RN-BC, MSN
  • Carl Christie, DO
  • Amanda Garlock, MS, RT(R)(MR)
  • Yvonne Grant, BS, RT(R)(MR)(CT)
    MJ Keilly Lecturer
  • Angela Leek, MS, RT(R)(M)
  • Julie Ostrowski, BSHS, RT(R)(CT)
  • Teri Wahlig, MD, MBA

Just a reminder: This is a preliminary program. Sometimes changes are unavoidable, but we’ll always substitute with an approved lecture. Watch this space for updates to the program.

Registration Costs

ISRT Member Rates
One Day: $50
Two Day: $100

Non-ISRT Member Rates
One Day: $100
Two Day: $200

One Day: $10
Two Day: $20

Venue Details

In an effort to reduce the cost of the meeting for our members, the ISRT Board of Directors has chosen to host the meeting at the UnityPoint Health-Des Moines Iowa Methodist Medical Center at their Education and Research Center. Attendees who stay at the Holiday Inn Downtown will receive free shuttle transportation before and after each day of the meeting. It is our goal to provide the same excellent level of service you’ve come to expect from the ISRT but at a greatly reduced price.

Iowa Methodist Education and Research Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Driving Directions

Use the above driving directions for guidance on parking for the meeting. The Visitor Parking Ramp is located on the southwest side of the campus. Park your vehicle toward the back of the southeast side of the ramp for the best elevator. Take the elevator to level G and immediately after exiting the elevator, you’ll find the meeting registration area.

Please contact Matthew Millard at or (515) 241-6880 with any driving direction questions.

Hotel Information

The official hotel for the 78th Annual ISRT Meeting is the Holiday Inn Downtown. To make reservations at the discounted ISRT conference rate of $99/night, call the hotel directly at (515) 283-0151 or toll-free at (888) 465-4329. Free parking and free shuttle to the meeting location.

A block of room is being held until March 14, 2018.

Continuing Education Credits

The ISRT will only be providing electronically issued certificates of attendance to meet ARRT regulations. After verification of your signature on each lecture sign-in sheet, your certificate of attendance will be e-mailed to you the next day. Please provide a valid email address and your ARRT and State Permit number(s).

Category A CE credit is pending by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. Activities approved by the ASRT are awarded ARRT Category A for satisfaction of continuing education requirements or certification renewal and for Permit to Practice renewal.

Annual Meeting Committee

General Chairmen – ISRT Executive Committee
Program – Terri Whyle, Kerrie Bunnell
Registration – Yvonne Grant

Frequently Asked Questions

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

For parking information, please see the UnityPoint Health Des Moines website.

Registrants who stay at the Holiday Inn Downtown campus can receive complimentary shuttle service to and from the event on Friday.

Are meals included?

The registration fees include continental breakfasts, lunch and breaks on the day(s) you are registered.

Who do I contact with questions?

For questions regarding registration, contact Yvonne Grant at

What’s the refund policy?

Refund requests must be received in writing and addressed to the ISRT Executive Secretary, Refunds are subject to a $25 processing charge.

Other Conferences and Events

The annual student/educator seminar will be held April 11-12, 2018, in Coralville, Iowa. More details on this and other continuing education and learning events will be noted on our Events page.