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Radioactive! Nuclear Pharmacy or Unclear Pharmacy?

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1.5 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Offline Date:

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

ACPE Expiration Date

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$6.00

  • Overview

    Nuclear Pharmacy has long been a misunderstood professional segment of the pharmaceutical sciences, from patients and professionals alike. This session is intended to provide a general overview of the practice of nuclear pharmacy, including highlights of commonly used nuclear medicine imaging agents. Special considerations, including equipment and safety concerns, are addressed as they apply to this unique professional practice.

    Handouts

    Slide Document:   17172H04_4pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   17172H04_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Identify the source of commonly used radioisotopes for medical imaging
    Explain the advantages of nuclear medicine over other imaging modalities
    Identify key radiation safety practices of nuclear pharmacy practice
    Identify the functionality of the most common nuclear medicine radiotracers


    Pharmacist

    Identify the source of commonly used radioisotopes for medical imaging
    Explain the advantages of nuclear medicine over other imaging modalities
    Identify key radiation safety practices of nuclear pharmacy practice
    Identify the functionality of the most common nuclear medicine radiotracers


    Pharmacy Technician

    Identify the source of commonly used radioisotopes for medical imaging
    Explain the advantages of nuclear medicine over other imaging modalities
    Identify key radiation safety practices of nuclear pharmacy practice
    Identify the functionality of the most common nuclear medicine radiotracers

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-17-172-H04-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-17-172-H04-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-172-H04-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.

  • Faculty

    Kevin Hope, RPh
    Clinical Pharmacy Education Specialist, PharmCon, Inc.




HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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