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Nuclear Medicine Conferences
November 1st and 2nd 2013
Traverse City, Michigan
Friday November 1st
10:30-11:15 am Registration/Check in Lobby of Ballroom Area
11:15 am-12:15pm “The Status of Nuclear Medicine- A Technologist Perspective” Trevor Subero, CNMT; Clinical Management, IBA Molecular
12:15pm-1:15pm “Innovations in Post Processing”, Matt Nosko, Philips Healthcare, IntelliSpace Portal Modality Manager
1:15pm-2:15pm “HIPAA Changes Effective September 2013: What You Need to Know”, Rochelle Steimel, OTR, MPH, Training Consultant, Munson Medical Center, Traverse City Michigan
2:15pm-2:30 Break Refreshments will be provided in Vendor area
2:30pm-3:30pm “Reducing Patient Radiation Exposure: Advances in Technology” Sharon Updike, MHP; Medical Health Physicist with Medical Physics Consultants
3:30pm-4:30 pm “A Secure Global Supply of Mo-99 and Tc-99m” Ira Goldman, Director, Strategic Supply and Government Relations with Lantheus Medical Imaging
4:30 -4:45 Break Refreshments will be provided in Vendor area
4:45pm-5:45 pm “Lymphoseek® (technetium Tc99m tilmanocept) Injection: A New Receptor-Targeted Lymphatic Mapping Agent” Aaron Haynam, RT(R)(N),CNMT; Nuclear Medicine, Medical Science Liaison – Navidea Biopharmaceuticals
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm “Staying Current with Siemens SPECT Imaging” Brian Vlaisavich, BS, BA, CNMT; Senior Education Specialist for MI SPECT, Siemens Healthcare
7:00 -8:30pm Wine and Cheese Meet and Greet in Ball Room/Vendor Area
Saturday November 2nd
7:30am - 8:00am Registration/Check In
Lobby of Ballroom Area
8:00 am – 9:00 am “Molecular Imaging/PET”, John S. Roberts, B.S., CNMT, PET; Beaumont Health System
9:00am-10:00am “DaTscan Imaging, Moving in the Right Direction” Allen Doan, ARRT(N), Pharm.D., BCNP; Hot Shots Nuclear Medicine, Pharmacy Manager
10:00am-11:00am “History of Pulmonary Embolism Imaging and VQ Scanning’s Current Role” Patrick T. Garland, MD; Munson Medical Center, Grand Traverse Radiologists
11:00 - 11:15 Break Refreshments will be provided in Vendor area
11:15 am – 12:15 pm “Radiation Exposure: Past and Present” Janelle Doan, ARRT(N), CNMT; Hot Shots Nuclear Medicine, Pharmacy Office Manager
12:15 pm-1:15pm Lunch on Own
1:15pm-2:15pm “Introduction to Xofigo” Lisa Hazen, CNMT, RT(N),FSNMTS; InVentive Health Clinical, Contracted to Bayer Oncology to support training for Xofigo
2:15pm –3:15pm “Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: Recognizing Artifacts” Branden Hill, BS, RT(N), CNMT, McLaren-Macomb Medical Center, Department Team Leader
3:15pm-4:15pm “ICD-10 – Impact on Nuclear Medicine” Pat Sprague, RHIT; Radiology Coding and Reimbursement Specialist for Munson Medical Center
4:15pm-4:30 pm Check-out
If you stay Saturday night there is a unique opportunity to go on a BREWERY TOUR in Traverse City with the Celtic Bus. $10/person only
FINAL Itinerary PostedPlease contact Aimee Bissonette @ email@example.com for further details!
Munson Medical Center
Medical Physics Consultants, INC.
Hot Shots Pharmacy
Nuclear Medicine Conferences has two directors that share the responsibility of coordinating and directing the symposium. The first director is Brian Vos, BS, RT(N), CNMT coordinator of nuclear medicine at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City Michigan. The second director is Aimee Bissonette, BS, RT(N), PET, mobile PET coordinator for Great Lakes Mobile PET in Traverse City Michigan.
We strive to provide up to date educational talks relevant to our current nuclear medicine practices. We work hard to provide a great conference at a great price. Brian and I do this work voluntarily and enjoy providing an exceptional educational event for our fellow nuclear medicine technologists!
If you have any questions regarding our venture or the upcoming 2013 #6 Nuclear Medicine Conferences Symposium please feel free to contact either one of us at the emails below.
Nuclear Medicine Conferences, INC. is a non-profit organization to provide educational credits to nuclear medicine technologists in Michigan and across the country. We are not affiliated with any governing agency. We do not offer online credits. Simply put were two technologists working together to offer a great conference every 18-24 months in Traverse City, Michigan.