Journal SAM (May 2012): Radioiodine Scintigraphy with SPECT/CT: An Important Diagnostic Tool for Thyroid Cancer Staging and Risk Stratification

MOC Part II SAM Modules

Journal SAM:  Radioiodine Scintigraphy with SPECT/CT:  An Important Diagnostic Tool for Thyroid Cancer Staging and Risk Stratification

Member Fee:  Free
Non-Member Fee: $90.00

Release Date: 5/1/2012
Expiration Date: 5/30/2015

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. Apply risk-stratification criteria for determining the postoperative management of thyroid cancer patients.
2. Identify patterns of regional and distant metastases on radioiodine imaging studies and the prognostic significance of the findings. 
3. Integrate information obtained from preablation radioiodine scintigraphy in the risk stratification and postoperative staging of thyroid cancer patients.


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)

Anca M. Avram, MD 
University of Michigan Medical Center 
B1G 505G University Hospital 
1500 East Medical Center Drive 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0028


In accordance with ACCME Revised Standards for reCommercial Support and SNM Conflict-of-Interest Policy, the author has indicated no 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.

Contact Information

For questions please contact Lisa Lefebvre, Associate Director of Education, MOC at or 703-652-6783.