JNM CE/SAM (September 2017): Operational and Dosimetric Aspects of Pediatric PET/CT

MOC Part II SAM Modules

JNM CE/SAM (September 2017): Operational and Dosimetric Aspects of Pediatric PET/CT

JNM, September 2017, Volume 58, Number 9

Release Date: 9/1/2017
Expiration Date: /30/2020

SNMMI Members: Free
Non-Members: $69.00

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.


On successful completion of this activity, participants should be able to…
1. List 3 factors that affect CT radiation dose.
2. Discuss 3 ways that CT is used in the context of PET/CT.
3. Describe various approaches to integrating PET/CT and diagnostic CT in children.

Target audience

This MOC Part II activity contains information of value to nuclear medicine physicians, pediatricians, and oncologists, as well as to nuclear medicine technologists.


Frederic Fahey1,2, Alison Goodkind1, Robert D. MacDougall1, Leah Oberg1, Sonja I. Ziniel3, Richard Cappock1, Michael J. Callahan1,2, Neha Kwatra1,2, S. Ted Treves2,4, and Stephan D. Voss1,2

1Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; 2Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; 3Section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado; and 4Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts


Dr. Fahey is a board member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine and an employee of Boston Children’s Hospital. In accordance with ACCME Revised Standards for Commercial Support and SNMMI 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.

Contact Information
For questions please contact Lisa Dickinson, Associate Director of Education at ldickinson@snmmi.org or 703-652-6783.