COVID-19 Vaccination: An Overview and Education Tool for Nuclear Medicine Technologists

J Nucl Med Technol. 2021 Mar;49(1):7-10. doi: 10.2967/jnmt.121.261921. Epub 2021 Jan 22.


Some nuclear medicine technologists may be called on to administer COVID-19 vaccines, but many may have never administered a vaccine. This article summarizes COVID-19 vaccination procedures and provides links to additional information, training, and self-assessment.

Keywords: CNMT; COVID-19; IM administration; infectious disease; intramuscular injection; standards of practice for NMT.

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19 Vaccines*
  • Drug Storage
  • Humans
  • Nuclear Medicine / education*
  • Vaccination*


  • COVID-19 Vaccines