University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: Nuclear Medicine Technology

NMT 152 - Radiopharmaceuticals

The radiopharmacological aspects of nuclear medicine technology, including radiation physics, safety, tracer principles, dosimetry, and venipuncture. Prerequisite: MLRS 141. NMT students only.

NMT 153 - Nuclear Med Clin 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. Prerequisites: ANPS 019, ANPS 020, and MLRS 141. Co-requisites: NMT 152 and NMT 163.

NMT 154 - Nuclear Med Clin Procedures II

Principles and technical considerations of in vivo and in vitro nuclear medicine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Prerequisite: NMT 153. Co-requisite: NMT 263.

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. Co-requisite: NMT 263.

NMT 163 - Nuclear Med Clin Practicum I

Students observe, participate, and demonstrate competency in the clinical setting. Prerequisite: MLRS 141. Co-requisites: NMT 152, NMT 153.

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.

NMT 263 - Adv Nuclear Med Clin Pract III

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.