American College of Radiology (ACR) web site has very useful information on many things including the addreditation process by this organization.  You can visit this web site by clicking on this LINK 

Agreement and Non-Agreement States

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulates radioactive materials in some states.  Many other states have agreed to regulate these materials themselves and are referred to as Agreement States (AS).  If you would like to know whether or not you reside in an Agreement State click on this LINK and then check the map on the page.  Click on your state within the map that is presented for contact information about your state regulators and references for your state's rules and regulations.

Non Agreement States are regulated by the NRC.  Click on this LINK to access the regulations under which the NRC operates.  These regulations are referred to as Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations, Part XX, which is reduced to 10 CFR XX.  The most commonly referenced regulations are generally 10 CFR 19 as well as Parts 20, 30, 31, and 35.  Other regulations are also applicable and can be reviewed at the same  LINK  


American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) is an organization that assists cardiologists in the field of Nuclear Cardiology.  You can review their web site by clicking on this LINK


The Certification Board for Nuclear Cardiologists offers certifications for cardiologists in this specality.  You can visit this web site by clicking on this LINK

Certification Board for Technologists

Technologist can refer to the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) by clicking on this LINK

Within the NMTCB is a list of acceptable didactic training programs.  The programs offered by Associates in Medical Physics are listed  HERE

Within the CBNC web site the specific eligability requirements for training can be reviewed by clicking on this LINK 

IAC Nuclear/PET

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) accredits nuclear medicine departments and has useful information on its web site.  You can visit this web site by clicking on this LINK 

Physician Training Requirements

Physicians are often interested the 80 hour training requirements for them to become authorized users on a radioactive materials license.  At the Federal level you can review these requirements at this LINK.  Agreement States often have similar requirements but their specific regulations should be checked.


The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging has a wealth of information for the user of radioactive materials.  You can connect to their web site by clicking on this LINK







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