State TAG Team

Committee Charges 2020-21

The Technologist Advocacy Group (TAG Team), which falls under the jurisdiction of the SNMMI-TS Advocacy Committee, requires one dedicated member per state who is ready to be involved at the local level. TAG Team representatives should be prepared to share information on any changes in state laws concerning the practice of nuclear medicine, Joint Commission survey outcomes, Medicare (CMS) surveys, and all other news or policy changes that might affect SNMMI’s technologists.

TAG Team representatives must be able to routinely provide updated information on a variety of issues, including:

  • What type(s) of licensure is required in your state? (i.e. CNMT & ARRT(N), only CNMT, etc.)
  • What modalities are licensed in your state?
  • What is the licensure term in your state?
  • What is your state's Continuing Education requirement?
  • Does your state have a scope of practice for NMT?
  • What types of exams are required in your state? (i.e. state exam in addition to registry)
  • Who is the head of your state's nuclear medicine Radiation Control Program?
  • Who is your state's CRCPD Representative (Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors) and what is their contact information?
  • Who holds a leadership position is your state government's Assembly/House and Senate?

TAG Team representatives must be prepared to answer questions submitted by SNMMI-TS members from their state though the TAG Question Submission website.

TAG Team representatives must access the LegiScan program to look for proposed legislation that may affect the Nuclear Medicine practice in their State and use the Model Practice Act for Nuclear Medicine and the 2020 Nuclear Medicine Technologist Scope of Practice and Performance Standards in working with proposed legislation. 

TAG Team Members:

Cheryl Rickley, CNMT                 Chair

Members


Visit these important TAG sites:

If you have any questions concerning the TAG Team, please contact hpra@snmmi.org.