CE Courses for Certification

SNMMI has compiled a list of educational activities to help Technologists achieve and maintain their certifications. Please check back frequently for updates.

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Computed Tomography (CT) Certification

NMTCB CT Exam Eligibility Requirements (Didactic)
The completion of a minimum of thirty-five (35) contact hours within the three years prior to application including a minimum of four (4) hours of each of the following categories: Contrast administration, Cross-sectional anatomy, X-ray physics, and CT radiation safety.

The remainder of these hours must be in CT related topics.

  • These 35 contact or didactic hours may be from college credit courses from an accredited college or university, or continuing education approved by any of the organizations listed in the NMTCB CE Policy. 
  • Graduates who apply for the NMTCB(CT) examination within three (3) years of completing a programmatically accredited nuclear medicine program are considered to have met this didactic requirement.
SNMMI Offerings to Achieve NMTCB CT Exam Eligibility Requirements

Radiation Safety

NMTCB Radiation Safety Eligibility Requirements (Didactic)

There are no specific didactic requirements to sit for the NMTCB Radiation Safety Exam

SNMMI Offerings to Achieve NMTCB Radiation Safety Exam Eligibility Requirements (8.75 hours)

PET Certification

NMTCB PET Eligibility Requirements (Didactic)

Satisfactory completion of a minimum of seventy (70) contact hours of coursework in each of the following areas: radiopharmacy , nuclear medicine instrumentation and radiation safety, and PET procedures. Only coursework from an accredited college or university, accredited nuclear medicine program or approved continuing education credits recognized by NMTCB, such as VOICE/ECE, will be accepted.

SNMMI Offerings to Achieve NMTCB PET Exam Eligibility Requirements

Radiopharmacy

Nuclear Medicine and Instrumentation

Radiation Safety

Nuclear Cardiology Technology

NMTCB NCT Eligibility Requirements (Didactic)

There are no specific didactic requirements to sit for the NMTCB Radiation Safety Exam

SNMMI Offerings to Achieve NMTCB NCT Exam Eligibility Requirements


ARRT Nuclear Medicine (N) Eligibility Requirements (Didactic)


ARRT CT Eligibility Requirements (Didactic)

Review the ARRT CT Eligibility Requirements

Candidates for computed tomography certification and registration must document at least 16 hours of structured education. The activities must be earned within the 24-month period immediately prior to submission of an application for certification and registration. Structured education activities may be academic courses from an institution accredited by a mechanism recognized by the ARRT, CE opportunities approved by a RCEEM and RCEEM+, or a combination of the two.

Structured education documentation must include at least one CE credit or its equivalent in each content category listed (i.e. patient care, safety, image production, and procedures). The remaining hours may be earned from any one or more of the content areas. Specific topics within each category are addressed in the content outline, which makes up the remaining pages of the document linked above.

SNMMI offerings to achieve ARRT CT Exam Eligibility Requirements

ARRT MRI Eligibility Requirements (Didactic)

Review the ARRT MRI Eligibility Requirements

Candidates for magnetic resonance imaging certification and registration must document at least 16 hours of structured education. The activities must be earned within the 24-month period immediately prior to submission of an application for certification and registration. Structured education activities may be academic courses from an institution accredited by a mechanism recognized by the ARRT, CE opportunities approved by a RCEEM and RCEEM+, or a combination of the two.

Structured education documentation must include at least one CE credit or its equivalent in each content category listed (i.e. patient care, safety, image production, and procedures). The remaining hours may be earned from any one or more of the content areas. Specific topics within each category are addressed in the content outline, which makes up the remaining pages of the document linked above.

SNMMI Offerings to Achieve ARRT MRI Exam Eligibility Requirements