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NMT 202C - Nuclear Medicine Clinical Practicum 1

Credits: 3
360 Clinical Hours

An introduction to the clinical aspects of nuclear medicine technology. The student learns the procedures and instrumentation of a nuclear medicine 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. Discuss all administrative and nursing procedures.
  2. Discuss activities for performing ventilation examinations, blood pool examinations, dynamic cardiopulmonary examinations and cardiac examinations.
  3. Discuss activities for performing liver function examinations (Hepatobiliary studies) and pancreas examinations.
  4. Discuss activities for performing kidney function studies (renograms) and renal flow studies.
  5. Discuss activities for performing salivary gland scan examinations.
  6. Discuss activities for performing cisternogram examinations and dynamic brain studies.
  7. Discuss activities for performing soft tissue tumor localization examinations and bone marrow examinations.
  8. Discuss body composition examinations and all therapeutic procedures.
Listed Topics
  1. Administrative Procedures
  2. Nursing Procedures
  3. Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Examinations
  4. Gastrointestinal Examinations
  5. Renal Examinations
  6. Hematological Examinations
  7. Endocrine/Exocrine Examinations
  8. Neurological Examinations
  9. Skeletal and Soft Tissue Examinations
  10. Therapeutic Procedures
Reference Materials
Approved By: Kingsmore, John Date Approved: 01/13/1997

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