NSWSNMS - New South Wales Society of Nuclear Medicine Scientists
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Scatter Newsletter – February 2018

NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:


President: Belinda Mulholland (Wollongong Hospital) belinda.mulholland1@health.nsw.gov.au

Vice President: Adrian Wroe
Secretary: Belinda Mulholland belinda.mulholland1@health.nsw.gov.au
Treasurer: Sue Meikle stmeikle@optusnet.com.au

NSWSNMS COMMITTEE:

Ex-Officio: Peter Kench (Sydney Uni).
Student Rep:
PDY Rep:
Public Officer: Peter Kench (Sydney Uni)
General Committee:
Melissa Shields
Tahne Watson (John Hunter Hospital)
Belinda Vaughan (Prince of Wales Hospital)
Nicole Kearney (John Hunter Hospital)

 


RADPHARM AWARD 2018 WINNER:

Congratulations to Cassandra Tran from HNELHD Nuclear Medicine & PET Imaging.

The Radpharm Award was held at the Hunter Technologist Group Meeting – Crowne Plaza, Pokolbin on the 9th September 2017. We had several excellent entrants.

The winning case study – “Amyloidosis Cardiac Scan – A case study of Transthyretin Amyloidosis ATTR” was presented by Cassandra Tran.

Cassandra will represent NSW at the Annual ANZSNM Scientific Meeting at the 12th World Congress in Melbourne, on the 20-24th April.

The 2019 Radpharm Award will be held at the Hunter Technologist Meeting on Saturday 8th September in the Hunter Valley. Abstracts to be in by the end of August!

See our website for more details www.nswsnms.org.au.

 


2017 STUDENT CLINICAL PRIZES:

The following students will be awarded the 2017 clinical prizes at our meeting in February.

Courtney Berryman – Charles Sturt University
Sean Baker – Newcastle University

Jordan Reynolds – Newcastle University

Wow a tie for Newcastle! That must be a first. Congratulations to you all.


MEETING DATES FOR 2018:

21st February ST Vincent’s Clinic:

A presentation on 177-Lutetium PSMA Therapy by Dr Louise Emmett ?Changing the paradigm of prostate cancer treatment: Where does PSMA therapy fit in? ? For more information please see the flyer on our website www.nswsnms.org.au.

Also available on the Attendo app.

July Wollongong Public Hospital:

Date to be confirmed.

8th September Hunter Technologist Group Meeting including the NSW Radpharm Award:

at The Crowne Plaza Resort, Hunter Valley. Theme TBA. For any questions please contact Nicole or Daphne. Nicole.kearney@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

daphne.james@newcastle.edu.au

N.B. All financial members of the NSWSNMS will receive a CPD attendance certificate.


2018 DIAGNOSTIC CT COURSE :

RAINS will again run a certification course for NMT to gain licensing to perform Diagnostic CT (IA16D). There are 3 components: A self study module to be completed April October, attend a CT conference for lectures 3rd-4th November in Sydney and complete 3 weeks full-time Diagnostic CT practical.

Early Bird Registration by 28th February: RAINS Member -$800 Non-Member $900.

Standard Registration closes 31st August: RAINS Member – $900 Non-Member $1000.

For more information and forms go to www.rains.asn.au


FACEBOOK PAGE:

A reminder that we now have a Facebook page for our members to access, please search for ?Nswsnms ? and like the page; the current website still exists and contains our CPD activities. The page includes notices of workshops, meetings, job vacancies and the scatter newsletter.


CPD ACTIVITIES:

Our 2018 CPD package is coming soon! There are currently four CPD activities on www.nswsnms.org.au Thankyou to the authors for putting together the poster, presentations and journal review.

If you have a CPD activity for our website, please contact the Secretary Belinda Mulholland at: belinda.mulholland1@health.nsw.gov.au.
Remember you get CPD hours!


GENERAL NEWS:

Contact Details:

Our Treasurer Sue Meikle has been having a lot of trouble sending out membership renewals. We try to e-mail renewals rather than post them to save on costs. Unfortunately she has had a lot of e-mails bouncing back.
IT IS IMPORTANT TO KEEP YOUR CONTACT DETAILS INCLUDING YOUR E-MAIL UP TO DATE!
Please contact Sue on: stmeikle@optusnet.com.au if your e-mail has changed to update our database.

Internet Banking:

The account details are on the membership form, please put your name in the description so we know who it is from.

Membership Fees:

Fees for January – December, due by 28th February:

Fees 1yr 3yrs
Ordinary $20 $50
Student $5 $13
PDY $20 $50
Sustaining $75 $200

Membership forms are now available on the website www.nswsnms.org.au, at all meetings or you can contact the Treasurer Sue Meikle: stmeikle@optusnet.com.au

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