NMT 202C - Nuclear Medicine Clinical Practicum 1
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.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Discuss all administrative and nursing procedures.
- Discuss activities for performing ventilation examinations, blood pool examinations, dynamic cardiopulmonary examinations and cardiac examinations.
- Discuss activities for performing liver function examinations (Hepatobiliary studies) and pancreas examinations.
- Discuss activities for performing kidney function studies (renograms) and renal flow studies.
- Discuss activities for performing salivary gland scan examinations.
- Discuss activities for performing cisternogram examinations and dynamic brain studies.
- Discuss activities for performing soft tissue tumor localization examinations and bone marrow examinations.
- Discuss body composition examinations and all therapeutic procedures.
- Administrative Procedures
- Nursing Procedures
- Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Examinations
- Gastrointestinal Examinations
- Renal Examinations
- Hematological Examinations
- Endocrine/Exocrine Examinations
- Neurological Examinations
- Skeletal and Soft Tissue Examinations
- Therapeutic Procedures
Approved By: Kingsmore, John Date Approved: 01/13/1997
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