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EANM recognised postgraduate education in Radiopharmacy

This article contains information on the EANM recognised postgraduate program in Radiopharmacy. The program addresses pharmacists and natural scientists working in the production and QC of radiopharmaceuticals.

NHS Higher Specialist Scientific Training Programme (HSST) 2014

The recruitment process for the NHS Higher Specialist Scientific Training Programme (HSST) 2014 is now open.
Further information is available on the NHS Careers website
A detailed description of the HSST programme and its development is available in Scaling the Heights: an overview of Higher Specialist Scientist Training (HSST) in Healthcare Science
Details of the HSST curricula can be found at NHS Networks.
Read HSST Advert Release pdfHere 
View Core Person Specification for entry to Higher Specialist Scientific Training pdfHere
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Training-Prove Your Skills On A European Level UEMS/EBNM: FEBNM 2014

The UEMS/EBNM Fellowship Committee organizes the annual European Board of Nuclear Medicine Examination, which leads to the European Fellowship.


Nuclear Medicine for Medical Students and Junior Doctors

Dr. John W Frank, M.Sc., FRCP, FRCR, FBIR.

pdf here

Nucmedlinks Website

The excellent nucmedlinks site, run by Tess Hughes in Adelaide, Australia, provides a comprehensive set of links to many NM sites, including those dedicated to teaching.

Venepuncture and IV cannulation open learning programme

The open learning programme was developed in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to support Trainers and practitioners develop the theoretical knowledge to support the practical aspects of clinical skills training and should be used in conjunction with a trainer. The trainer should be aware of local policies and procedures, be an experienced practitioner in the skill and have a recognized qualification in teaching and assessment The programme is aimed at practitioners who will -take blood samples-insert IV cannulars according to local policy. On completion of the programme practitioners will have acquired a level of knowledge that will support them in achieving competence in venepuncture and IV cannulation

Rebecca McGeehan,
Practice and development Co-ordinator,
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Tel: (0114) 2266663Rebecca.mcgeehan@sth.nhs.ukVenepuncture and IV cannulation open learning programme £150. Assessment documentation £50

Pediatric PET/CT cases and nuclear medicine teaching tools

Pediatric Nuclear Medicine

This site is a web-based repository of pediatric PET/CT cases and nuclear medicine teaching tools for the international pediatric imaging community. It also provides forums for threaded discussion about interesting or challenging cases, an up-to-date calendar of pediatric radiology and nuclear medicine events, and serves as a site for a virtual journal club Additionally, the site will serve as a forum for questions and case discussions with world-wide participation.