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NMT 201 - Clinical Nuclear Medicine Technology 2


Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours 64 Clinical Hours

Prerequisites: BIO 161 , BIO 162 , NMT 102  

 
Description
This course is the second of a two-semester course designed to follow a didactic approach to clinical nuclear medicine technology and also to provide the student with practical knowledge essential to the acquisition of skills in performing nuclear medicine examinations. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate. Students will be charged for radiation badges.


Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Explain and outline normal and abnormal patterns of radiopharmaceutical distribution.
  2. Locate and formulate specified data in sample patient charts with sample examination data.
  3. List the organs related to each procedure.
  4. Explain the anatomy and physiology related to each imaging procedure.
  5. List and comprehend the advantages and disadvantages for each procedure as it relates to the patient's pathology.
Listed Topics
  1. Gastrointestinal system procedures.
  2. Urinary system procedures
  3. Central nervous system procedures
  4. Tumors and inflammatory diseases procedures
Reference Materials
Current textbooks, workbooks, Internet sites and current computer software.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 10/26/2009


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