Greater bandwidth for information on AI due to professional networks and industry interactions.|
More nuanced awareness of the potential applications of AI.
Role related benefits perceived around discarding menial tasks|
Acceptance of implications for risk and responsibility. AI not viewed as a threat to professional control and autonomy.
Greater confidence in their ability to shape the future use of AI innovations.|
AI viewed more as an opportunity – a new partner in practice.
|Common areas of response||
Awareness of the potential role of AI innovations in mitigating skill shortages.|
Relate AI to previous generations of technology, especially CAD (Computer Aided Detection).
Progressive attitudes towards the use of new technologies in practice.|
Professional identities linked to adapting to new forms of technology.
|Common responses around accepting the introduction of AI innovation to alleviate currently experienced workforce shortages.|
|Radiographers||Information from a narrower range of sources; more constrained by everyday job demands and more reliant on localized personal networks||
AI viewed as potentially deskilling of their roles, and possibly undermining job security.|
Greater concern over the implications for risk and responsibility.
Greater uncertainty about the implications of AI for their work roles.|
Concern about the potential impact on their skills.