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NRC AU-Eligible: ABR Update Mickey Guiberteau, MD, FACR, FACNM Trustee, American Board of Radiology. . ABR Certificates “AU-Eligible”. AU-E Status is a value to Diplomates Certification Pathway to NRC AU Status AU Enduring – Can Last an Entire Career

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Nrc au eligible abr update mickey guiberteau md facr facnm trustee american board of radiology

NRC AU-Eligible:

ABR Update

Mickey Guiberteau, MD, FACR, FACNM

Trustee, American Board of Radiology


Abr certificates au eligible

ABR Certificates“AU-Eligible”

  • AU-E Status is a value to Diplomates

  • Certification Pathway to NRC AU Status

  • AU Enduring – Can Last an Entire Career

  • But, Process to AU-Eligibility Can Change


Abr au eligible process factors necessitating change

ABR AU-Eligible ProcessFactors Necessitating Change

  • Changes by the NRC

    • Enhanced Recognition of ABR Process

  • Changes by ABR in Certification Process

    • Format of the Examinations

    • Timing of Process


I changes by the nrc

I. Changes by the NRC


Change by the nrc enhanced recognition of abr certificates

Change by the NRC:Enhanced Recognition of ABR Certificates

§35.290 Imaging and Localization Studies

§35.392 Low-Dose I-131 Therapy

( ≤ 33 mCi - 1.22 GBq)

NEW!

§35.394 High Dose I-131 Therapy

( > 33 mCi)– Effective June 2011


Abr certificate recognition by nrc high dose i 131 tx survey

ABR Certificate Recognition by NRC “High Dose” I-131 Tx Survey

Prior Survey of DxRad Programs (187)

183 Responses

90% Can Provide Training

4 Programs Cannot Arrange Training

Majority Already Providing Training

Prior to 2005

NRC Recognized ABR


Abr i 131 therapy requirements au e elevation to high dose tx

ABR I-131 Therapy Requirements “AU-E” Elevation to High-Dose Tx

ABR Form A

Attestation to NRC T&E (§35.392 &35.394)

ABR Form B

3 cases of Low-dose Therapy

3 cases of High-dose Therapy

2011 Exams will include

Low-dose Therapy (≤ 33 mCi) (§35.392 )

High-dose Therapy (> 33 mCi) (§ 35.394)

NRC AU-Eligibility on Certificates (June 2011)

Low Dose I-131 Therapy

High Dose I-131Therapy


Ii changes by abr

II. Changes by ABR


Change by the abr future abr examination format

Change by the ABR:Future ABR Examination Format

Examination of the Future

Oral Examination  Certifying Examination

AU-E Content must be re-positioned

“AU-E” Computer-Based Exam(2013)

Administered at Time of Core Exam (R-Yr-3)

Separate from the Core Examination

~50 Questions related to Radiation Safety, Safe Handling, NRC Curriculum


Abr au eligible process computer based au e exam

ABR AU-Eligible Process Computer-Based AU-E Exam

  • Purpose of the Examination

    • Demonstrate Mastery of Radioisotope Safety

    • Must Pass for AU-Eligible Certificate

  • There Will Be ”Make-up” Examinations

  • No “AU-E “ Questions on Certifying Exam


Change by the abr future abr examination timing

Change by the ABR:Future ABR Examination Timing

EnterCore End Certifying

Residency Exam Residency Exam

__________3 yrs ____1 yr ___________15 mo

AU-E ExamNoAU-E


Abr au eligible process 15 month gap residency au eligibility

ABR AU-Eligible Process 15-Month Gap - Residency/Au Eligibility

NRC Advisory Committee (ACMUI)

Considered the Issue in 2009

Recommendation: “AU-E” feasible, if -

1. Successful Core Exam Completion

2. Pass Radioisotope Safety Examination

3. Completion of Residency

NRC Awaits Specific Proposal From ABR


Iii au e special cases

III. AU-E Special Cases


Abr au eligible process alternate pathway candidates

ABR AU-Eligible ProcessAlternate Pathway Candidates

  • Lack of ACGME - Accredited Residency Program

  • No AU-E Certificates will be awarded

  • But, Exemption may be requested, case-by case

    • Depends on willingness of department to train & attest

    • Forms A & B required

    • May Receive a Certificate with AU-E


Abr au eligible process abnm certified candidates

ABR AU-Eligible ProcessABNM Certified Candidates

  • Dx Rad Residents

    • Prior ABNM Certification

  • Achieved AU-Eligible status by ABNM

  • May be granted exemption

    • Forms A & B not Required

    • Will Receive Certificate without AU-E

  • But, Exemption is not Required

    • Can Received Certificate with AU-E

    • Forms A & B required


Nrc au eligible abr update mickey guiberteau md facr facnm

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