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2012-2013 Catalogue

Nuclear Medicine Technology (Bachelor of Science)

Overview

This four-year curriculum leading to the Baccalaureate degree is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology Link out of catalogue site.. Nuclear medicine technology is the medical specialty concerned with the use of small amounts of radioactive materials for diagnosis, therapy, and research. Nuclear medicine provides valuable information about both the structure and function of major organ systems.

Students who already have an Associate in Science degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology are encouraged to apply for transfer into the program on a space available basis.

General Requirements

Curriculum

A model curriculum in Nuclear Medicine Technology:

First-Year
Course Credits
Fall Spring
CHEM 023 - Outline of General Chemistry 4
ENGS 001 or higher 3
MATH 019 or higher 3
NH 003 - Medical Terminology 2
NH 050 - Applications to Health 1
Electives/Diversity Courses 3 6
CHEM 026 or CHEM 042 4
MLRS 034 - Human Blood Cell Biology 3
PSYC 001 - General Psychology 3
Total 16 16
Sophomore
Course Credits
Fall Spring
ANPS 019 and ANPS 020 - Human Anatomy and Physiology 4 4
MLRS 140 - Intro Radiation Science 3
NH 120 - Health Care Ethics 3
STAT 111 - Elements of Statistics
   or STAT 141 - Basic Statistical Methods
3
Electives 3 3
MLRS 141 - Advanced Radiation Science 3
NMT 162 - Introduction to Clinical NMT 1
PHYS 013 - Conceptual Physics 3
Total 16 14
Junior Year
Course Credits
Fall Spring
MLRS 175 - Medical Imaging 3
NMT 152- Radiopharmaceuticals 4
NMT 153- Nuclear Med Clin Procedures I 3
NMT 163 - Nuclear Med Clin Practicum I 1
PATH 101 - Intro to Human Disease 3
Electives 3 3
MLRS 215 - CT Procedures 3
NMT 155 - Instrumentation I 3
NMT 160 - Patient Care Seminar 1
NMT 164 - Nuclear Med Clin Practicum II 3
NMT 174 - Nuclear Cardiology 3
Total 17 16
Senior Year
Course Credits
Fall Spring
MLRS 296 - Leadership and Mgmt in Health Care 3
NMT 154 - Nuclear Med Clin Procedures II 3
NMT 156 - Instrumentation II 3
NMT 252 - Senior Seminar 2
NMT 263 - Nuclear Med Clin Pract III 3
Electives 3
NMT 264 - Nuclear Medicine Internship 14
Total 17 14
TOTAL CREDITS: 126

Clinical education takes place at one of the college’s clinical affiliates. The initial experience is obtained at Fletcher Allen Health Care (FAHC). At least one experience will be at an affiliate outside of Burlington, which will require additional room, meals, and transportation expenses.

Clinical Affiliations


Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH*
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH*
Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT*
Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT*
Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME*
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA*
Pharmalogic, LTD, Williston, VT

Note: The above list of clinical affiliations is subject to change.
*Indicates affiliate is used for clinical internships.

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