Nuclear Medicine and PET – FAQ
Nuclear Medicine Regulatory Questions:
another different location?
Yes you need to notify the state that you are moving your department. It will
be necessary to complete an exit survey of the old facility and then you need
to test the dose calibrator for linearity, accuracy and geometry.
Yes, the physician must be listed on your RML as an authorized user to
interpret Nuclear Medicine studies.
Hospitals are inspected every 2 years and Outpatient clinics every 3 years.
Nuclear Medicine/PET ACR Questions:
This allows plenty of time to have camera testing completed and documentation
prepared for resubmission. Also, serviced if system does not meet requirements to
Please call the office as soon as you get your first notification to allow time for scheduling your system.
Yes. If you relocate or replace your system ACR must be notified right away.
Physics testing is required annually however, semi-annual phantom testing is also
required and can be completed by the site or by your physics company.
accreditation with this type of unit?
Yes! However, care must be taken to position the phantom properly so the correct
sections are imaged over the 180 degree acquisition.
Yes. Typically, Radiation services offers electronic PDF delivery of your report to the person or persons of your choosing via email and through the client portal access on our website.