Dose Calibrator Operation and Quality Control

This tutorial is ideal for all practicing Nuclear Medical Technologists seeking 1 hour of CE.

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This tutorial gives an overview of the principles of dose calibrator operation and quality control testing of that hardware.  After completing this tutorial, attendees will be able to:

  1. Understand the parameters that affect dose calibrator operation
  2. Give a basic description of dose calibrator operation
  3. Mention 2 patient-related issues for dose calibrators
  4. List the 4 required dose calibrator test and their required frequency of performance
  5. Explain how each test is performed
  6. State the specifications for all the dose calibrator tests
  7. Name a QC test related to the Tc-99m generator that is performed on the dose calibrator
  8. Explain how this test works and state what would happen if the steps were performed in reverse order.

 

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