Radiopharmaceutical Safety: Important Updates for Protecting Your Patients


Get the latest updates on radiopharmaceutical safety in two areas. First, learn the best practices for nursing mothers based on a recent NRC guidance document covering radiopharmaceuticals excreted in breast milk. Second, increase your understanding of how you can help keep drugs safe with pharmacovigilance—the detection, assessment, understanding, and prevention of adverse effects and other drug-related problems. 

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe the roles pharmacists, manufacturers, and the FDA have to keep drugs safe.
  2. Explain the biodistribution of radiopharmaceuticals in lactating mothers.
  3. Review the latest safety regulations pertaining to the resumption of breast feeding after a nuclear medicine procedure.

Joint Providership

This activity is approved for Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist (BCNP) recertification credits.

GT Dolan, M.S. Pharm.D. BCNP
Pharmacy Manager
OUHSC Nuclear Pharmacy
Fred Gattas, PharmD, BCNP
Director of Medical and Safety Affairs for North America
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Nuclear Pharmacy
Session Time Slot(s): 
Sunday, March 22
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Gaylord National Resort - Chesapeake A-C
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-20-073-L05-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.3
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