Overview

By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to:

  • Describe the biological effects of ionizing radiation
  • Review the as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA) concept
  • Discuss patient factors to consider in order to reduce radiation exposure
  • Discuss the use of PET in pregnancy, lactating patients, and pediatric patients.

COURSE LENGTH:  1 Hour
ACCREDITATION TYPE:  SNM -Nuclear  Technologists
CREDIT HOURS:  1 

Target Audience

This program specifically targets nuclear medicine technologists and radiologic technologists seeking additional information on PET/CT. Other technologists may also benefit from viewing this program.