9.11 Radiopharmaceutical Administration Errors

Radiopharmaceutical administration errors involving a deviation in the administration of a radiopharmaceutical from that prescribed by the authorized user must be recorded and reported according to regulatory requirements.  Notify EHS immediately upon discovery of any of the following deviations from a prescribed radiopharmaceutical administration:

  • The administration of a radiopharmaceutical other than the one prescribed.
  • The administration of a radiopharmaceutical to the wrong patient or research subject.
  • The administration of a radiopharmaceutical by a route of administration other than prescribed.
  • The administration of a radiopharmaceutical that was not prescribed by an authorized user.
  • The administration of a dosage of a radiopharmaceutical differing from the prescribed dosage by more than 20 percent.