❰❰ Outlines • Quality Assurance in NM.• Definition of QA.• QA and QC.• Nuclear Medicine Services.• QA program in Nuclear Medicine.• Policies and Procedures Manual.• QC of Nuclear Medicine Instruments.• Guidance in QC procedures.• Why Quality Control?• Quality Control Manual.• Calibrating the System.• Calibration (Correction) Procedures:Energy CorrectionUniformity CorrectionCenter Of Rotation (COR)Tuning, Fine
❰❰ Outlines • About Dose Calibrator • Factors Affecting Accuracy of Dose Calibrator. • Several Agencies Recommended Testing of Dose Calibrator. • Equipment and Material Needed. • Dose Calibrator Tests Physical Inspection Precision Accuracy Constancy Relative Response Linearity - Decaying Source Method - Graded Sources (Shield) Method Geometry Test ❰❰ عربي
❰❰ Learning Objectives • Single Photon Emission Tomography - SPECT/CT. • Quality Control and Quality Assurance Tests. • Operating Parameters used in Planar and SPECT/CT. • Examples of Pitfalls in SPECT/CT Tests. ❰❰ عربي Copyright © All Rights Reserved
❰❰ Outlines • Radioactive package types • General requirements for transportation. • The Transport Index (TI). • Excepted packages. • Package markings and labels. • Category (I) package – White label • Category (II) package – Yellow • Category (III) package – Yellow • Vehicle placarding. • Dispatch of radioactive sources.
❰❰ Outlines • Design of nuclear medicine department and PET/CT facilities. • Designation of areas. • Radiation shielding and signs. • Authorized staff for handling radioactive material in nuclear medicine. • Receiving radioactive sources. • Radiation safety procedures for radiopharmacy. • Radiation Incidents. • Dose calibrator Quality Control. • Optimization for
❰❰ MAIN TOPICS • What is Nuclear Medicine? • History of Radioactivity. • The principles of Gamma Camera. • Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals. • Nuclear Medicine Applications. • Nuclear Medicine Therapy. ❰❰ عربي Copyright © All Rights Reserved