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  • Approval: This course is approved by ASRT - an approved continuing education provider of ARRT.
  • Release Date: 6/1/2007
  • Expiration Date: 7/1/2011
  • Credit Hours: 0.5 Credits
  • Course Description and objectives:

    Course Description
    Radiation technologists are presented with a variety of detection needs, requiring a thorough understanding of radiation detectors. Proper operation of the detectors is maintained by scheduled quality control checks and troubleshooting, which are unique to each radiation detector. Knowledge and awareness of the various radiation detection instruments and their quality control procedures are imperative to follow radiation safety practices, provide adequate patient care, and produce accurate diagnostic exams.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this article, participants should be able to:

    • Describe the operation of imaging and nonimaging instrumentation used in a nuclear medicine department.
    • Explain the variety of quality control procedures for the various imaging and nonimaging nuclear medicine instrumentation.
    • Identify the purpose of each instrument's quality control procedure to improve instrumentation performance and assist in troubleshooting.
    • Assess a department's quality control protocols for appropriateness of procedures and frequencies.

  • CE Information:

    In order to receive CE credit, you must first complete the activity content. When completed, go to the "CE Test" link to access the post-test.

    Submit the completed answers to determine if you have passed the post-test assessment. You must obtain a score of 75% to receive the CE credit. You will have no more than 3 attempts to successfully complete the post-test.

    Participants successfully completing the activity content and passing the post-test will receive .5 ARRT Category A credit.

    Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists for ARRT Category A credit.

    This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT does not allow CE activities, such as Internet courses, home study programs, or directed readings to be repeated for CE credit in the same or any subsequent biennium.


Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation and Quality Control: A Review

Vesper Grantham, MEd, RT(N), CNMT

     *Assistant Professor, College of Allied Health, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
     Address correspondence to: Vesper Grantham, MEd, RT(N), CNMT, Assistant Professor, College of Allied Health, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, PO Box 26901/CHB-451, Oklahoma City, OK 73190. E-mail: vesper-grantham@ouhsc.edu.

ABSTRACT  

Radiation technologists are presented with a variety of detection needs, requiring a thorough understanding of radiation detectors. Proper operation of the detectors is maintained by scheduled quality control checks and troubleshooting, which are unique to each radiation detector. Knowledge and awareness of the various radiation detection instruments and their quality control procedures are imperative to follow radiation safety practices, provide adequate patient care, and produce accurate diagnostic exams.

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