Current NRC Regulations

This tutorial is ideal for all practicing Nuclear Medical Technologists seeking 3 hours of CE.

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TUTORIAL: 3 CEU CREDIT

This tutorial gives an overview of Current NRC Regulations for Nuclear Medicine as well as a comprehensive overview of Hot Lab Quality Control.  At the conclusion of this lecture, the attendees should be able to:
1.Answer specific questions regarding the basic radiation safety rules and regulations recently updated by the US NRC
2.Differentiate between NRC and Agreement States
3.List the rules governing Maximum Permissible Dose limits for occupationally exposed individuals and the Declared Pregnant Worker.
4.Differentiate between recordable and reportable events for both diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals and give an example of each
5. Differentiate between radionuclide, radiochemical, and chemical impurities and list the methods used for quantifying each of these types of impurities
6. Name the various tests performed on radioisotope dose calibrators, describe each test method and required frequency of performance, the specifications for all tests, and what action must be taken if a calibrator fails one of the tests

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