Administer radiopharmaceuticals


Administer radioisotopes by several methods, depending on the type of drug and the test being performed, selecting the amount of the radioisotope and the form it will be used in.

Alternative labels

administer radiopharmaceutical
dispense radiopharmaceuticals
manage administration of radiopharmaceuticals

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Administer radiopharmaceuticals is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Nuclear medicine radiographer: Nuclear Medicine Radiographers plan, prepare and perform nuclear medicine examinations, post-processing and treatment with a wide range of equipment and techniques using X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging and radiopharmaceuticals.

Optional skill

Administer radiopharmaceuticals is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Administer radiopharmaceuticals – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022