This tutorial, with quiz; is ideal for a Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist wishing to earn 2 CEU credit.

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This tutorial gives an overview of IAC and ACR Accreditation of NM/PET Laboratories.

Topics to be covered

  1. Definition of Accreditation
  2. Path to Accreditation:
  3. ICANL vs ACR
  4. Cost
  5. Why Become Accredited?
  6. Ties to Future Reimbursement
  7. Application & Review Process
  8. Personnel Requirements
  9. Protocols
  10. Quality Control
  11. Reports
  12. Outcome & Quality Assessment
  13. Clinical: Case Selection
  14. Site Visits
  15. Common Deficiencies
  16. Program Comparison

After completing this tutorial, attendees will be able to

  1. Explain what Accreditation means
  2. Name the 2 Nuclear Medicine Accreditation Organizations
  3. Briefly outline the path to accreditation and state the relative costs of the two paths
  4. Explain how accreditation is tied to reimbursement by Medicare and other insurers
  5. Give a brief overview of the application process
  6. Identify the QC procedures required as well as the types of reports that must be submitted
  7. Have a general understanding of the comparison between IAC and ACR Accreditation

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.

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

1. Upload your CE Credits to the website so your CE Credits will appear on your cebroker account and will automatically be submitted to the Florida Board of Pharmacy.
2. Upon request, we will send a copy of the CE Credit Certificate to you via e-mail for your records.

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Consultants in Nuclear Medicine
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Chicago, IL 60645-2394

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If a tutorial awards 1 CEU, the cost is $20.00
If a tutorial awards 2 CEU, the cost is $30.00
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If you have any difficulty whatsoever, just give Dr. Karesh a call at 773 802-7617 and he’ll be glad to help!