This tutorial, with quiz; is ideal for a Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist wishing to earn 2 CEU credit.
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TUTORIAL: 2 CEU
DaTScan (I-123 Ioflupane) for Detection of Parkinson’s Disease
SUMMARY OF TOPICS COVERED
- Official drug name, clinical indications, and a technical description of this diagnostic radiopharmaceutical
- A description of the emissive properties of I-123 and information regarding its penetrability in human tissue
- Contraindications and side effects and adverse reactions related to this drug
- Dose administration procedure
- Imaging procedures
- Internal radiation dosimetry associated with the administration of AMYVID
After completion of this tutorial, one should be able to:
- List the primary indication for diagnostic use of DATSCAN
- Identify the route of administration, the typical prescribed dose, and the clinical pharmacology
- Describe the radiolabeling procedure and the method of assessing quality control.
- Describe imaging protocols
- Identify normal and abnormal images
- Give a brief summary of internal radiation dosimetry following administration of DATSCAN
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