Nuclear Medicine

Earn up to 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Nuclear Medicine

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Earn up to 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

This two-day course fills the educational gap for radiologists who have not had fellowship training in nuclear medicine and who are interpreting general nuclear medicine studies. Get “hands-on” experience with a case simulator to learn how to accurately perform and interpret a variety of nuclear medicine cases in both routine and challenging scenarios.

This course covers the appropriate use of commonly performed nuclear medicine studies for a variety of disease processes and how to correctly perform and interpret these studies. Protocols for performing nuclear medicine studies and interpretation guidelines for general nuclear medicine studies have evolved and new radiopharmaceuticals require training for correct interpretation.

Course Materials
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Program and Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference, participants will:

  1. Learn methods to improve the performance of commonly performed nuclear medicine procedures
  2. Review normal variants and pitfalls seen in a variety of general nuclear medicine scans
  3. Learn systematic approaches to better interpret commonly performed nuclear medicine studies


Attendees who complete a minimum of 100 cases will be awarded a Certificate of Completion in Nuclear Medicine.

Accreditation Statement: The American College of Radiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accredited CME Activity that includes Evaluation of the Learner with Feedback: This activity includes evaluation of the learner with feedback for American Board of Radiology diplomates not completing their OLA annual progress requirement. 

Maintenance of Certification Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada:  Through an agreement between the American College of Radiology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, MOC Program Participants may record self-assessment programs or simulation activities developed and accredited by the American College of Radiology in Section 3 of the Royal College's MOC Program.  

This activity is supported by educational, in-kind donations of Nuclear Medicine on-site computer software applications provided by MIM.

For questions about the accreditation of this activity, please contact

7:00 a.m. Workstation introduction
8:00 a.m. Gastrointestinal
8:45 a.m. Supervised Case Review
9:45 a.m.


10:00 a.m. VQ
10:30 a.m. Supervised Case Review
11:30 a.m. Endocrine
Noon  lunch
12:30 p.m. Supervised Case Review
2:00 p.m. Genitourinary
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Supervised Case Review
4:00 p.m. Musculoskeletal
4:30 p.m Supervised Case Review
5:30 p.m. Cocktail reception 
6:00 p.m. Optional time for Self-review of cases
8:00 p.m. ACR Education Center closes
7:00 a.m. Optional time for Self-review of cases
8:00 a.m. Cardiology
8:45 a.m. Supervised Case Review
10:00 a.m. Break 
10:15 a.m. Brain
11:00 a.m. Supervised Case Review
Noon Lunch
12:30 p.m. Therapies
 1:15 p.m. Supervised Case Review
2:45 p.m. Break 
3:00 p.m. Supervised Case Review
5:00 p.m. Course Concludes 

Course Co-Directors

Phillip Kuo, MD, PhD

University of Arizona

Don Yoo, MD

Brown University

Americans with Disabilities Act

The ACR encourages the participation of all people. Individuals requiring auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact our Meeting Services team at

Air Transportation

The Westin Reston Heights is located just 10 minutes from Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) is approximately 40 minutes from the hotel.

If you need assistance booking your flight, please contact Corporate Travel Planners (CTP Travel) at 1.888.317.7814. A travel agency fee will apply to all reservations.

Ground Transportation

The new Silver Line Metro Station at Wiehle-Reston East is just a few minutes from the ACR Education Center and connects Reston to Tysons Corner, Washington, DC, and the greater DC metro area.

Complimentary daily shuttle bus service will be provided between the Westin Reston Heights and the ACR Education Center for all registrants.


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Arrive ACR Ed Center

Depart ACR Ed Center

Arrive Westin

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Day 1 6:50am 7am
Day 1 7am 7:10am
Day 1 7:20am 7:30am
Day 1 7:40am 7:50am
Day 1 8am 8:10am
Day 1 8:20am 8:30am
Day 1 5:30pm 5:45pm
Day 1 6pm 6:15pm
Day 1 6:30pm 6:45pm
Day 1 7pm 7:15pm
Day 1 7:30pm 7:45pm
Day 1 8pm 8:15pm
Day 2 6:50am 7am
Day 2 7am 7:10am
Day 2 7:20am 7:30am
Day 2 7:40am 7:50am
Day 2 8am 8:10am
Day 2 8:20am 8:30am
Day 2 5:30pm 5:45pm
Day 2 6pm 6:15pm
Day 2 6:30pm 6:45pm
Day 2 7pm 7:15pm
Day 2 7:30pm 7:45pm
Day 2 8pm 8:15pm
Day 3 6:50am 7am
Day 3 7am 7:10am
Day 3 7:20am 7:30am
Day 3 7:40am 7:50am
Day 3 8am 8:10am
Day 3 8:20am 8:30am
Day 3 1:45pm
Day 3 2:30pm
Day 3 3:15pm
Day 3 4pm


For each course, ACR works diligently to reserve the accommodations we need for our attendees. The hotel we choose is a safe, reputable, and centrally located property. The rates at the hotel are negotiated on behalf of attendees to be lower, more equitable, and more predictable over time than the regular rates offered to the public.


Westin Reston Heights
11750 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191

Room Rate: $119 - $159/night for single/double + taxes and fees 

Reservation deadline: Fourteen (14) days prior to each course.

Deposit: First room night deposit or guarantee with a major credit card.

Cancellation: Please notify the hotel at least 24 hours before arrival.

Rooms are available at the rates listed on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations made after the reservation deadline for each course will be accepted on a space-available basis.

If you have trouble receiving the ACR Education Center rate using the link, please contact ACR Meeting Services at



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