Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologist Section
Nuclear Medicine Technologists, as members of the health care profession, must strive as individuals and as a group to maintain the highest ethical standards.
The Principles were adopted by the Technologist Section and the Society of Nuclear Medicine at the 1985 Winter Meeting. They are not laws, but standards of conduct to be used as a quick guide by nuclear medicine technologists.
The nuclear medicine technologist should provide service with compassion and respect the rights of the patient.
The nuclear medicine technologists should hold in strict confidence all privileged information concerning the patient.
The nuclear medicine technologist should comply with the laws and regulations governing the practice of nuclear medicine.
The nuclear medicine technologist should be responsible for competent performance of assigned duties.
The nuclear medicine technologist should strive continuously to improve knowledge and skills.
The nuclear medicine technologist should not engage in fraud or deception.
The nuclear medicine technologist should be willing to assume responsibility to participate in activities that promote community and national response to health needs.