- Does your state license nuclear medicine technologists? Yes
- Does your state license radiology technologists? Yes
- Does your state require a specialty license for CT attenuation correction? No
- Does your state recognize the CT certification from the ARRT, NMTCB, or both? Both
- If a nuclear medicine technologist is not certified in diagnostic radiography but is certified in CT can they perform diagnostic CT on a standalone CT scanner? Yes. A new law passed in 2019 has set the requirement. More to come.
- If a nuclear medicine technologist is not certified in diagnostic radiography but is certified in CT can they perform diagnostic CT on a hybrid scanner? Yes
- Does your state regulate if a nuclear medicine technologist can administer adjunctive medications? N/A
- Does your state require CE for licensing? Yes
- How frequently do you have to renew your nuclear medicine technologist license in your state? Every 2 years
- What is the name of the license for CT attenuation correction? N/A
- How many CE units are required? Earn at least 24 hours of approved continuing education relevant to the practice of radiation therapy, radiography or nuclear medicine technology during the 2-year period preceding the expiration of the license; OR Are currently registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) or actively certified by the Nuclear Medicine Certifying Board (NMTCB).
Updated April 2020