Frequently Asked Questions
for DOT Training
• Who should complete this
training? When and how often?
that prepare packages for shipping and transporters of
radioactive materials must receive DOT training upon
hire and every three years.
• Do I need to complete the air
training is divided into two sections: highway and air
shipments. Typically most people working in the
nuclear pharmacy or nuclear medicine departments need
the ground / highway shipment training, including
courier drivers. If the facility is routinely or
even occasionally shipping via air (including Fed-X),
the person that prepares the packages for air shipment
needs additional training. This includes Rb-82
generators, sending sources back to the manufacturer,
etc. Certainly, not a bad idea to complete both
training sections to cover all the bases!
Do nuclear medicine technologists in the hospital have
to complete DOT training?
nuclear medicine department is considered the "shipper'
when packages are returned to the nuclear pharmacy or
• Does this program provide CE
Yes, pharmacists and
technologists can receive ACPE credits. This
program is also approved for nuclear medicine
technologists to receive VOICE credit.
enrolled in the program, but I have not received my
confirmation email and password.
learning management system automatically sends and email
confirmation and instructions upon enrollment.
Sometimes the email systems block this email due to spam
filters. If you have checked your spam or junk
mail box and still can't locate it, contact Christina