Advocacy Fast Facts

SNMMI wants to provide our members the with the information and resources they need to stay up to date on the latest advocacy issues impacting the field of nuclear medicine. We encourage you to visit this page monthly, as we post new regulatory and legislative facts on a variety of issues. Be sure to click the links provided with more details as this will give you in-depth information to share with your colleagues. Additionally, you can use this information as a resource when contacting state regulatory agencies, state legislatures or elected officials.

Questions? Contact Janice Brannon at



CAN I DO THAT? Flowchart
To keep technologists abreast of events that impact them on a day-to-day basis and particularly with regard to scope of practice questions, the Advocacy Outreach Subcommittee has created this flowchart to help technologists understand and answer these questions.

Follow the Flowchart for full details. 

The Joint Commission (TJC)
Did you know that The Joint Commission now requires a technologist to hold the credential of RT(R), RT(N) and/or CNMT in order to perform diagnostic computed tomography procedures?

Read TJC's Diagnostic Imaging Requirements for full details.

TAG Team
Did you know that your state's TAG Team Representative has the answer to any of your scope of practice questions?

Submit your inquiry through the TAG Team Question portal for a detailed response, or visit the TAG's FAQs website.

SNMMI-TS Scope of Practice
Did you know that you can reference SNMMI-TS' NMT Scope of Practice and Performance Standards to advocate for what tasks you can practice in your state? 
Note that this is dependent upon federal, state, and institutional guidelines.

Read the Scope of Practice and Performance Standards for full details.

Availability of Mo-99
Did you know that concerns of the spread of nuclear weapons material could impact the availability of Mo-99?

Read more on SNMMI's isotope availability page for full details.

Government Relations Fellowship Opportunity 
Did you know that SNMMI offers a free six-day fellowship in D.C. for you to learn how healthcare policy is created and how to be an advocate for your profession?

Read the eligibility and application instructions for full details.