Journal SAM (May 2013): Reporting Guidance for Oncologic 18F-FDG PET/CT Imaging

MOC Part II SAM Modules

Journal SAM:  Reporting Guidance for Oncologic 18F-FDG PET/CT Imaging

Member Fee:  Free
Non-Member Fee:  $90.00

Release Date: 5/1/2013
Expiration Date: 5/31/2016

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.   2.0 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 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:  

  1. Discuss the elements of a concise and complete oncologic 18F-FDG PET/CT report.
  2. Discuss the importance of obtaining and including in the report a focused history of the patient malignancy and treatments.
  3. Discuss the importance of interpreting both the 18F-FDG PET and the CT findings of PET/CT and of integrating both the metabolic and the anatomic components in the report.

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)

The authors of this article have indicated no relevant relationships that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest.

Ryan D. Niederkohr

Bennett S. Greenspan

John O. Prior

Heiko Schoder   

Marc A. Seltzer  

Katherine A. Zukotynski   

Eric M. Rohren

Contact Information

Please contact Lisa Lefebvre at or 703-652-6783  with any questions you may have.