Didactic Education Resources

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The following are available 45-hour courses containing Radiation Safety, Radiopharmacy and Instrumentation, totaling 45 contact hours of coursework. These courses have been shown to fulfill the required contact hours for PET applicants. Please note that this list is offered as a service. There are numerous sources of didactic education available to fulfill these requirements.

Consultants in Nuclear Medicine
45 hr Nuclear Medicine Review Courses
2910 W. Estes Avenue
Chicago, IL 60645
Contact: Stephen M. Karesh, PhD
(773) 802-7617 telephone
(773) 304-2545 fax
E-mail: nucmedconsultants@comcast.net
Main Website: www.nucmedconsultants.com
Tutorials Website: www.nucmedtutorials.com

Physics Associates
5346 Peters Creek Road
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 563-0165
Instructor: Lee Anthony, PhD, CMP, CHP, CRP

Pulaski Community Hospital
2400 Lee Highway
Pulaski, VA   24301
(540) 994-8545
Instructor: James P. Nunn, MS, CHP

The PET/CT Training Institute
498 Henley Drive
Naples, Florida 34104
Instructor: Timothy K. Marshel, R.T.(R.)(N)(CT)(MR),CNMT,NCT,PET

The following is a list of professional organizations that provide educational offerings that may be of interest to applicants looking for study materials and for CNMT's looking to obtain continuing education credits: (This should not be considered a complete list.)

Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging- Technologist Section (SNMMITS)

1850 Samuel Morse Drive
Reston, VA 22090-5316
(703) 708-9000

American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
15000 Central Avenue, SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123-3909
(505) 298-4500

American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA)
P.O. Box 334
Sudbury, MA 01776
(508) 443-7591

American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)
9111 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814-1699
(301) 493-2360
fax: (301) 493-2376
e-mail: admin@asnc.org

American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)
1101 Market Street, 14th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 574-3180

Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT)
Suite 601, 294 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1P 6E6
(613) 234-0012

Pitt Community College-online courses
Nuclear Medicine Technology Program
P.O. Drawer 7007
Greenville, NC 27835-7007
(252) 493-7475