PET Radiopharmaceuticals

This tutorial, with quiz; is ideal for a Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist wishing to earn 1 CEU credit.

Proceed to the Tutorial: PET Radiopharmaceuticals Tutorial

Proceed to the Quiz: PET Radiopharmaceuticals Quiz

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After reviewing this tutorial, participants

  • Should be able to define the term PET and explain the basic imaging principle of coincidence detection
  • Should be able to explain how PET is different than other imaging modalities
  • Should be able to explain how PET radiopharmaceuticals display organ function rather than anatomy
  • Name the risks, benefits and clinical value of PET
  • Name the PET pharmaceuticals available and their physical characteristics
  • Relate the safety of these drugs
  • Compare the radiation dose of 18F-FDG to that of other commonly used radiopharmaceuticals
  • Recognize the chemical structures of FDG and glucose
  • Discuss reimbursement issues and approved indications for 18F-FDG
  • Discuss use of this drug in oncology, neurology, and cardiology.

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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