Journal SAM (August 2013): Nigrostriatal Dopamine Terminal Imaging with Dopamine Transporter SPECT: An Update

MOC Part II SAM Modules

Journal SAM:  Nigrostriatal Dopamine Termin Imaging with Dopamine Transporter SPECT:  An Update

Member Fee:  $45
Non-Member Fee:  $90

Release Date:  7/1/2013
Expiration Date:  7/30/2016

Continuing Education Credit Information

The American Board of Nuclear Medicine has reviewed and approved this Journal SAM activity submitted by the SNMMI. This activity fulfills the requirements of the ABNM Maintenance of Certification program for self-assessment.   2.5 SAMs have been awarded for this activity.

AMA-PRA (Physician)
The Society for Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging, Inc. (SNMMI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

SNMMI designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


On successful completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

1. The radiopharmaceuticals used to evaluate nigrostriatal DA imaging
2. The pattern of uptake of these radiopharmaceuticals in Parkinsonian syndromes
3. The role of these radiopharmaceuticals in the evaluation of Parkinsonian syndromes.

Target Audience

The LLSAP is designed for all nuclear medicine specialists and other physicians, pharmacists and technologists who practice diagnostic and/or therapeutic nuclear medicine.

Faculty Disclosure(s)

Klaus Tatsch
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe, Inc., Karlsruhe, Germany
Gabriele Poepperl
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Katharinenhospital, Klinikum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Dr. Tatsch is a meeting participant/lecturer for GE Healthcare. In accordance with ACCME Revised Standards for Commercial Support and SNM Conflict-of-Interest Policy, the authors have indicated no other relevant relationships that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or to condone bias but is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of the activity.