Quality Control in the Hot Lab

This tutorial provides 1.0 CEUs and is ideal for:

  1. Radiation Physicists. All 41.0 CEUs have been approved by CAMPEP for Medical Physics Continuing Education Credits.
  2. Nuclear Medicine and Radiology Technologists. The VOICE program of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has reviewed this program and approved it for a maximum of 41 continuing education hours. Because these tutorials have been approved by the VOICE Program, they are accepted for CE credit in all 50 states and by ARRT and NMTCB, even if you are not a VOICE/SNMMI member.
  3. Physicians requiring CME Credits to maintain IAC Accreditation. All 41.0 CME Credits have been approved by the IAC and are listed on the resources page of their website.

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TUTORIAL: 1 CEU CREDIT
After reviewing this tutorial, participants should be able to:

1.  List the various types of impurities found in the eluate collected from the
Mo-99/Tc-99m generator and give an example of each
2.  Identify the various classes of impurities found in radiopharmaceuticals, give an example of each, and name the general test methods used to quantify them
3. Name the required QC tests for generator eluate
4. Describe in detail how QC testing is performed on the eluate and on Tc-99m radiopharmaceuticals
5. State the specifications for each of these tests and what action is required if there is a test failure
6. List the 4 QC tests performed on a dose calibrator and required frequency of performance
7. Describe how each dose calibrator test is performed, state the legal specification, and describe the action required if there is a test failure

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If you have taken one of the tutorials, received a score of 80% or above, and wish to receive CE credit: Make sure you submit all of the requested information when taking the test. It’s not necessary to send us the score sheets since we receive them electronically when you submit your answers for scoring.

Within 24 hours of receipt of your submitted score sheets and payment for the tutorial(s), we will do all of the following:

1. Send a certificate to you via e-mail
2. Send a certificate to you via US Mail
3. All members of the SNMMI will have to self-report their CE Credits on the SNMMI Website (www.snmmi.org). We will automatically send detailed self-reporting instructions to you along with your CE Credit Certificate.
If you have any problems with the self-reporting system, please contact the VOICE Coordinator directly at 703 708-9000. ).

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