Continuing Education Committee (SNMMI-TS)

Committee Charges from SNMMI-TS Strategic Plan

The Committee will concern itself with all phases of continuing education activities of the Section and make recommendations concerning continuing education for technologists to the President and Executive Board when required.

Current Working Objectives/Goals

The goals and objectives incorporate the following SNMMI Strategic Goals:

Goal B:  Enhance Marketing

  • Educate and promote the mission and vision of SNMMI-TS to local chapters and SNMMI-TS          
  • Develop educational materials for the general public that outlines the benefits of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular imaging
  • Focus the promotional outreach of the SNMMI-TS by identifying specific organizations that will help to maximize the visibility of the profession
  • Make the new forms of marketing opportunities that are frequently utilized by the younger professional

Goal D:  Advance Education

  • Increase the number of online/live educational offerings for technologies
  • Collaborate  with other imaging/therapy organizations to attend and provide educational programs at Annual Meetings/online/etc. (Reciprocate with SNMMI-TS as well)
  • Advertise and communicate educational offerings of the SNMMI-TS to SNMMI-TS members and non-members
  • Become more involved in SNMMI Clinical Trials Network education for technologists
  • Ensure that educational programs are presenting up to date materials
  • Develop online education and CE sessions at annual meeting for NMAA

Goal G:  Improve Resource Management

  • Increase development of revenue-producing programs
  • In conjunction with the NMAA Council, utilize the NMAA and Master’s program students and faculty to produce and vet educational offerings to present at chapter/society meetings.

Committee Charges for 2011-2012:

Goal B:  Enhance Marketing

  • Develop general educational materials outlining cost, risk and benefit of NM including hybrid imaging
  • In conjunction with SNMMI, develop educational resources for referring physicians on the value of NM and MI.
  • Leadership to enhance relationships with members of the Alliance (AQMIRT) and health physicists to develop an educational piece for the public with emphasis on hybrid studies – including safety, risk versus benefit, etc.

Goal D:  Advance Education

  • Create an educational program for hybrid imaging.
  • Charge NMAA students to develop educational references as part of their senior projects.
  • In conjunction with the NMAA Council, actively promote the NMAA and masters program and encourage those enrolled in, or graduating from, masters programs to participate in the SNMMI-TS and its educational offerings
  • Include a member for the NMAA Council on the Continuing Education Committee

Goal G:  Improve Resource Management

  • Update entry level review books.
  • In conjunction with the Publications Committee explore e-book options

Other Committee Charges for 2011-2012:

  • Help determine topics that will meet technologists needs at entry, mid and advanced level for education offerings.
  • Serve as test question item writers for lectures from SNMMI meetings.
  • Share knowledge of expertise
  • Consider speaking at SNMMI meetings.

Committee Report AM2010 - Education

Committee Report MWM2011 - Education

Committee Minutes AM2010 - Education

Committee Members

April Mann, MBA,CNMT,NCT,RT(N) Chairperson
Shelley Nicole Acuff, CNMT, RT(R) (CT) Committee Member
Christopher M. Blanton, MBA, CNMT/RS, RTMR Committee Member
Geoffrey M. Currie, PhD BPharm MMRS CNMT Committee Member
Mario T. Di Dea, MS, RT(N) Committee Member
Jeanne M. Dial, MEd, CNMT, NMTCB(CT) Committee Member
Margaret M. Doonan, MS, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Elizabeth W. Duncan, MSHS, CNMT, RT(CT) Committee Member
Kimberlie F. Franks, CNMT, RT(R) Committee Member
Eric M. Hertenstein, CNMT, NMTCB(CT), PET Committee Member
William L. Hubble, Ph.D. Committee Member
Clare A. Jennings, MSRA, RT(N) Committee Member
Sara G. Johnson, MBA,CNMT,NCT,FSNMMIT Committee Member
Sara Johnson, MEd Committee Member
Gary J. Lunger, MSRIS, RT(R)(N) ARRT Committee Member
Maria L. Mackin, BS, MS, CNMT, RT(N) Committee Member
Leonas A. Nalivaika, CNMT,RT(N),MBA,FSNMT Committee Member
Nicole Nardecchia MBA, CNMT,PET,RT(CT)(MR) Committee Member
Michele A. Panichi-Egberts, CNMT,RT(N),FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Elizabeth C. Romero, RT(N)(CT), FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Kathy S. Thomas, MHA,CNMT,PET,FSNMTS Committee Member
Kristen M. Waterstram-Rich, CNMT,FSNMMI-TS Committee Member
Jessica Williams, CNMT, RT(N),FSNMMI-T Committee Member
Shanon Younglove, MHA, CNMT Committee Member
Joyce K. Zimmerman, CNMT, MBA, FSNMMI-TS Committee Member