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Continuing Education

Every health care professional needs high-quality continuing education to keep current and maintain licensure. No one makes it easier to get that education than Radiopharmacy, Inc.

**New** Nuclear Medicine Series Courses (10.75 Hours CE)

Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board

FAQ's regarding NMTCB's continuing education policy


Policy on Continuing Education:

Rationale: The NMTCB entry-level examination is a test of knowledge. The knowledge base for nuclear medicine technology continues to change. Therefore, persons certified by the NMTCB must demonstrate a continued accumulation of knowledge about the field.

Continuing education (CE) credits: a minimum of 24 hours of CE credit must be obtained over a period
of two years.

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Nuclear Medicine Technology Resource Website

Approved Organizations

The following organizations meet the NMTCB's criteria for awarding continuing education
credits. Therefore, educational units from these groups will be accepted by the NMTCB. Click
on each organizational name to visit their website (this list is reviewed and updated on an
annual basis by the NMTCB):

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
American College of Radiology (ACR)

American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (AHRA)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)
American Society of Radiological Technologists (ASRT)
American Academy of Physicians Assistants (AAPA)

Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

British Nuclear Medicine Society (BNMS)

European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM)

Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNMT)
Accredidation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Charlotte Area Health Education Center (Charlotte AHEC)

Consultants in Nuclear Medicine

Echelon (Division of Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences)

NorthEast Medical Center

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (SDMS)
Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM)
Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologist Section (SNMTS)

Society for Vascular Ultrasound


NOTE: Technologists should contact organizations directly from which they are acquiring CEHs to submit a request for addition to the NMTCB approved list if the organization is not currently listed. NMTCB will not contact individual organizations.

Official grade transcripts from an accredited post-secondary school must be submitted as proof of successful completion (grade of C or better) of college courses related to the Radiological Health Sciences, Patient Care, Business/Management, Technology and/or Education. Sixteen CE hours will be awarded for successful completion of one college credit or 12 CE hours per quarter college credit.

Successful completion of ACLS will be awarded 6 CE hours per 2-year cycle. A signed and dated copy of the ACLS certification card must be submitted for the credits to be awarded.

A certificant who has been inactive for less than 5 years may reactivate by completing both of the following requirements:
Paying back dues up to a total of no more than the current examination fee, plus a $15 reactivation fee, AND documentation of completion of 12 continuing education credits for each year he/she was inactive A certificant who has been inactive for 5 years or more must pass the entry-level examination in order to reactivate. This shall be considered the equivalent of 2 years of continuing education, after which the certificant shall re-enter the 2-year continuing education cycle.