Quality Nuclear Medicine Program

An objective for the AANMS is continuously improving the standards of nuclear medicine training and practice in Australia.

The following programs contribute towards meeting this objective:

  • • Nuclear Medicine Training Site Accreditation Program
  • • Nuclear Medicine Practice Accreditation Program
  • • Joint Nuclear Medicine Specialist Credentialling Program of the RACP and RANZCR
  • • Quality Information Resources Program

> For answers to some common queries about the practice accreditation and credentialling programs, please go to Frequently Asked Questions on Accreditation.


Information for Doctors requesting Nuclear Medicine Services and their Patients

For information to assist doctors in the selection of appropriate nuclear medicine tests, you can download a mobile version and/or a printable version:

 

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Referrer's Guide to Nuclear Medicine - version for mobile devices

Referrer's Guide to Nuclear Medicine - version for printing/desktop - download this version of the flyer and print as many copies as you require.

Referring doctors are also encouraged to consult a nuclear medicine specialist to assist you in requesting the most appropriate test.


Information for Patients who have been referred for a Nuclear Medicine Procedure

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For information to help patients understand their nuclear medicine procedure and how to prepare, you can download a mobile version and/or a printable version:

Patient's Guide to Nuclear Medicine - version for mobile devices

Patient's Guide to Nuclear Medicine - version for printing/desktop

 

 


Information for Patients who have been referred for Nuclear Medicine Therapy

Nuclear medicine is most commonly used to diagnose various diseases. However, it can also be used to treat some conditions like joint pain, or cancer pain in your bones or an overactive thyroid gland. This is called nuclear medicine therapy.

The following leaflet will answer some of the questions you may have when your doctor suggests you have nuclear medicine therapy. The nuclear medicine service will give you more detailed information about the treatment you are to have.

You can download this leaflet in a mobile and/or a printable version:

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Information About Your Nuclear Medicine Therapy - version for mobile devices

Information About Your Nuclear Medicine Therapy - version for printing/desktop

 
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