University of Vermont

2011-12 Online Catalogue

Courses in Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMT)

NMT 152 - Radiopharmaceuticals
The radiopharmacological aspects of nuclear medicine technology, including radiation physics, safety, tracer principles, and dosimetry. Prerequisites: NMT 151.
Credits: 4.00
NMT 153 - Nuclear Med Clin Procedures I
Procedures I Principles of diagnostic imaging procedures emphasizing the nuclear medicine technologist's role in patient care and preparation, radiopharmaceutical selection, image acquisition, and data processing and analysis. Prerequisite: NMT 152.
Credits: 3.00
NMT 154 - Nuclear Med Clin Procedures II
Procedures II Principles and technical considerations of in vivo and in vitro nuclear medicine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Prerequisite: NMT 153.
Credits: 3.00
NMT 155 - Instrumentation I
Nuclear medicine instrumentation, with emphasis on planar imaging devices, computer, and quality control; introduction to SPECT camera systems. Prerequisite: NMT 152.
Credits: 3.00
NMT 156 - Instrumentation II
Advanced nuclear medicine instrumentation with emphasis on state-of-the-art imaging devices including PET/CT and SPECT/CT. Prerequisite: NMT 155.
Credits: 3.00
NMT 160 - Patient Care Seminar
Prepares the students of nuclear medicine technology with basic patient care techniques. NMT majors only. Prerequisite: MLRS 110; co-requisite: NMT 164.
Credits: 1.00
NMT 162 - Introduction to Clinical NMT
Clinical practicum designed to provide the student with an orientation to the clinical environment, with emphasis in radiation safety, patient care and communication. Prerequisite: MLRS 140. Co-requisite: NMT 151.
Credits: 1.00
NMT 163 - Nuclear Med Clin Practicum I
Students observe and participate in Fletcher Allen Health Care's Nuclear Medicine Department. NMT majors only.
Credits: 1.00
NMT 164 - Nuclear Med Clin Practicum II
Students participate in routine imaging procedures emphasizing patient care, positioning, and instrumentation. NMT majors only. Prerequisite: NMT 163.
Credits: 3.00
NMT 174 - Nuclear Cardiology
Designed to provide the student a comprehensive understanding of the theory and principles of nuclear medicine cardiac imaging. Prerequisites: NMT 152, NMT 163.
Credits: 3.00
NMT 252 - Senior Seminar
Course designed to consolidate, review, and enhance the principles and practice of nuclear medicine learned in previous courses through discussion and student presentations. Prerequisite: NMT 164. Co-requisite: NMT 263.
Credits: 2.00
NMT 263 - Adv Nuclear Med Clin Pract III
Experience in advanced clinical and pharmacological procedures. NMT majors only. Prerequisite: NMT 164.
Credits: 3.00
NMT 264 - Clinical Practicum IV
Full-time clinical experience at an affiliated institution. NMT majors only. Prerequisite: NMT 263.
Credits: 17.00
NMT 296 - Advanced Special Topics
Credits: 6.00
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