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Allied Health

Nuclear Medicine

A.A.S. Degree (W)

Nuclear Medicine is an imaging and therapeutic profession that utilizes minute traces of radioactive material in the determination of pathologic and physiologic conditions within the body. Students are trained in the proper techniques of intravenous radionuclide administrations, therapies, intricate computer applications, and detailed clinical procedures. The program is fully accredited through the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine (JRCNMT) and prepares students for the national certification examination.

Students obtain clinical experience and competency at various hospitals and outpatient laboratories. Academically ready students can apply to the program following the guidelines of the Allied Health competitive admission process. Interested applicants should review the information provided here and contact their program advisor for application requirements.


CORE COURSES


CoursesCredits
ENG101Crit Thinking & Acad Writing3
ENG102Composition and Research3
MAT153College Math and Statistics4
PSY121General Psychology3
SOC213Ethical Issues in Health Care3
SSC100First Year Seminar1

PROGRAM/MAJOR COURSES


CoursesCredits
HLH215Cardiovascular Monitoring2
NMT101Patient Care for the NMT2
NMT115Intro to NMT with Clinical Lab4
NMT121Computers & Informatics2
NMT201Nuclear Medicine I4
NMT202Nuclear Medicine II3
NMT203Nuclear Medicine III2
NMT211Scan Reading I1
NMT212Scan Reading & PET/CT1
NMT222Nuclear Physics3
NMT223Nuclear Med Instrumentation4
NMT224Radiopharmacy & Pharmacology2
NMT226Radiobiology/Protection2
NMT295Clinical Internship I4
NMT296Clinical Internship II5
NMT297Clinical Internship III w/CT6

PROGRAM/MAJOR SUPPORT COURSES


CoursesCredits
BIO100Medical Terminology3
BIO120Anatomy and Physiology I5
BIO121Anatomy and Physiology II5
CHM110General Chemistry4
CHM111Intro to Organic & Biochemstry4
PHY112Physics for Allied Health4