UEMS/EBNM Committees

Your benefits

The introduction of accreditation of Nuclear Medicine facilities could have the following benefits:

  1. To improve patient care by standardising quality of nuclear medicine facilities across Europe.
  2. Accreditation as a Training Center implies the fulfilling of minimum criteria defined by Syllabus Committee of UEMS/EBNM for teaching in nuclear medicine (physicians, radio pharmacists, physicists, technologists, etc.).
  3. It is a tool to improve the quality within the department.
  4. Clinical audit is required by the Council Directive 97/43 EURATOM and is the basis for accreditation.
  5. In some countries accreditation is necessary for reimbursement.

Recommended publications

Why do we need accreditation of nuclear medicine departments?
GarcĂ­a-Burillo A, Hilson A, Mirzaei S. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2012 Jul 24.

Clinical audit in nuclear medicine.
Mirzaei S, Maffioli L, Hilson A. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2011 Jan;38(1):3-4.