Radioisotope Procurement: "Getting what you need when you need it"

Description

Radioisotope procurement is a vital component of nuclear pharmacy and nuclear medicine imaging.  Different types of radioisotope production and the development and translation of a cancer imaging radiopharmaceutical will be discussed along with a discussion to familiarize pharmacists with a basic understanding of the procurement of SPECT and PET imaging radionuclides.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Learn about new and exciting generator system platform produced radioisotopes, their separation techniques and key quality components.Both FDA-approved and research isotopes are discussed.
  2. Learn about the current status of Mo-99 supply issues including topics discussed at the SNMMI panel of experts roundtable held in June  2017.
  3. Learn about the translation of [F-18]FACBC (Fluciclovine) from discovery at Emory University to FDA approval. Different synthesis systems used during the development and the IND roadmap to the current clinical approved indication are discussed.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Edmond
Edmond Fennell, BPHARM, MBA
Pharmacist
Triad Isotopes, Inc.
 
Ronald
Ronald Crowe, RPH
 
Roy
Roy Brown,
 
Learning Level: Level 1
Track: Nuclear Pharmacy
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Monday, March 19
Time: 
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Room: 
Music City Center - Room 105A
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-18-078-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.3
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based