Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Meeting Notice
NRC will convene a meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI) on October 20-21, 2010. A sample of agenda items to be discussed during the public session includes: (1) A presentation from the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors on a national medical events database; (2) a discussion on the Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 35 medical event rule implementation plan; (3) updates on permanent prostate brachytherapy medical events that occurred at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Philadelphia; (4) a subcommittee report on permanent implant brachytherapy; (5) a discussion of patients' rights advocate responsibilities; (6) a discussion on emerging technology and medical isotope production; (7) updates on 10 CFR part 37 Rule and Guidance; (8) discussion on the draft policy statement on protection of cesium chloride radiation sources; (9) a subcommittee report on the issue of patient release following administration of iodine-131; (10) a discussion on the potential changes to NRC's Radiation Protection Program; and (11) a discussion on medical-related events. A copy of the agenda will be available at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc- collections/acmui/agenda or by e-mailing Ms. Ashley Cockerham at the contact information below. Purpose: Discuss issues related to 10 CFR part 35 Medical Use of Byproduct Material. Date and Time for Closed Session: October 20, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and October 21, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The first session will be closed so that ACMUI members can prepare for the Commission briefing. The second session will be closed so that ACMUI members can undergo NRC training, enroll for and activate new badges, and discuss ACMUI interactions with staff for major medical policy. Date and Time for Open Sessions: October 20, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and October 21, 2010, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Address for Public Meeting: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Two White Flint North Building, Room T2-B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. Public Participation: Any member of the public who wishes to participate in the meeting in person or via phone should contact Ms. Cockerham using the information below. The meeting will also be webcast live: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/public-meetings/webcast- live.html. Contact Information: Ashley M. Cockerham, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone: (240) 888-7129.