Definition of Specialty Areas
For the purpose of this Board, the following definitions are adopted:
- General Nuclear Medicine Science includes Nuclear Medicine Physics and Instrumentation, Radiopharmaceutical Science, and Radiation Protection.
- Nuclear Medicine Physics and Instrumentation is the branch of Nuclear Medicine Science that deals with diagnostic and therapeutic applications of radionuclides, and equipment associated with their production and use.
- Radiation Protection is that branch of Nuclear Medicine Science that deals with protective measures for ionizing radiation from radionuclides.