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Training and Education

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.

Educational templates as published in NMC

Multi-professional Educational Templates for Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) from Nuclear Medicine Education Committee Sub-group of BNMS Education (abstract pdf)

Myocardial Perfusion Imaging template (pdf)

Links to Information for Health Professionals IAEA

The following are links to information for health professionals on the International Atomic Energy Agency's website:

Home page for Nuclear Medicine Health Professionals

IAEA Distance Assisted Training Programme for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

This training programme is intended to be used by staff involved in technologist training.

European Board of Nuclear Medicine

The Certificate of Fellowship of the European Board in Nuclear medicine is intended to demonstrate that candidates knowledge and ability in nuclear medicine satisfy European standards. You can download all relevant documents from the EANM website

Interested in Nuclear Medicine Education?

Click here to download the latest report from CANME (Consortium for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Education) - this gives the terms of reference of this joint body and a summary of their recent activities.