Stress Testing in Cardiac Nuclear Medicine Technology– designed for nuclear technologists specializing in nuclear cardiology in the area of exercise stress testing with and without pharmacologic agents. The first part of the course addresses exercise stress testing measurements and indications, and patient selection and care. The last section gives an overview of pharmacologic stress testing and radioimaging, including agents, protocols, and patient monitoring.
Describe the key aspects of exercise stress testing: measurements available, contraindications and indications, the physiologic measures obtained, and the equipment used. Identify the purposes and the patients appropriate for pharmacologic stress testing. Name and describe three available pharmaceutical stress agents, including appropriate administration protocols and contraindications for their use. Name and describe three available radioimaging agents, including appropriate administration protocols and contraindications for their use. Identify key aspects of the nuclear technologist’s role in quality control and patient care.
2.0 Free AHRA CEUs for Radiologic Technologists
This course also offers Free CEUs for Florida Nurses