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
www.physicsassociates.org

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

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

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
College of Health Professions
Certificate in Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
This PET certificate fulfills both of NMTCB’s didactic and clinical requirements. The didactic portion of the curriculum is online. The clinical portion consists of 700 hours of clinical internship.
Website: http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/programs/imagingandradiationsciences/nuclearmedicineimagingsciences/certificate-in-positron-emission-tomography-pet/
College of Health Professions (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/) Phone: 501-686-5730


The following is a list of professional organizations that provide educational offerings that may be of interest to Alternate Eligibility and PET applicants, 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
www.snmmi.org

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
www.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
http://www.pittcc.edu/academics/programs/health-sciences/nuclear-medicine-technology/

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (SDMS)
12770 Coit Road, Suite 508
Dallas, TX 75251
(214) 239-7367