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NMT 161C - Applied Nuclear Medicine Practicum

Credits: 3
360 Clinical Hours

A Practical experience with the fundamental techniques of nuclear medicine technology. The second clinical practicum provides more experience in the ongoing activities of a nuclear medical facility. 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. Assist with radiopharmaceutical administration for various scan procedures.
  2. Perform supervised positioning of patients for various scan procedures.
  3. Perform supervised calculation and setting of instrument and computer parameters.
  4. Assist with discharge of patient from department.
Listed Topics
  1. Performing Assisted Scan Procedures:
  • Pulmonary
  • Cardiovascular
  • Hematological
  • Renal
  • Endocrine
  • Skeletal
  • Pulmonary
Reference Materials
Principles and Practices of Nuclear Medicine. Second Edition
Early and Sodee, C. V. Mosby Company, 1995.

Nuclear Medicine. The Requisites. First Edition
Thrall & Ziessman, C. V. Mosby Company, 1995.

Approved By: Kraft, John Date Approved: 08/26/1987

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