Term: Fall 2017
Subject: Nuclear Medicine Technology
The radiopharmacological aspects of nuclear medicine technology, including radiation physics, safety, tracer principles, dosimetry, and venipuncture. Prerequisite: MLRS 141. NMT students only.
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. Prerequisites: ANPS 019, ANPS 020, and MLRS 141. Co-requisites: NMT 152 and NMT 163.
Principles and technical considerations of in vivo and in vitro nuclear medicine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Prerequisite: NMT 153. Co-requisite: NMT 263.
Advanced nuclear medicine instrumentation with emphasis on state-of-the-art imaging devices including PET/CT and SPECT/CT. Prerequisite: NMT 155. Co-requisite: NMT 263.
Students observe, participate, and demonstrate competency in the clinical setting. Prerequisite: MLRS 141. Co-requisites: NMT 152, NMT 153.
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.
Experience in advanced clinical and pharmacological procedures. Prerequisites: NMT 164; Medical Radiation Science majors with Nuclear Medicine Technology concentration only. Co-requisites: NMT 154, NMT 156, NMT 252.