2. Recommended response
VIII. Patient Counseling and Recommended Follow-up Care for Patients Undergoing a Procedure Requiring the use of Contrast Media
A. Following barium procedures
B. Following iodinated contrast media procedures
C. Following adverse reactions to administered contrast agents
Radiopharmaceuticals and Interventional Agents
Prior to beginning a nuclear medicine advanced associate program, it is assumed that a nuclear medicine technologist would have a core level of knowledge dealing with the pharmacology of commonly used radiopharmaceuticals and interventional agents. The technologist should also have a clear understanding of the laws and policies related to radiopharmaceuticals in his or her practice setting. At a minimum the technologist should be comfortable with their knowledge of the following information for each radiopharmaceutical or interventional agent.