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Courses matching NMT

 Hrs Per Week:Sem Hrs:
Prefix NoCourse NameClassLabClin/ExpCredit
 
NMT 110Intro to Nuclear Medicine2.00.00.02.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of nuclear medicine. Topics include overview of school, program, and profession; medical terminology and ethics; medical legal issues; general patient care and radiation safety practices; and departmental organization. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize various learning resources and demonstrate understanding of radiation safety standards and ethical, professional conduct.
 
NMT 126Nuclear Physics2.00.00.02.0
Prerequisites: NMT 110
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the fundamental principles of the physics that underlie nuclear medicine. Topics include atomic structure, electromagnetic and particulate radiation, decay schemes, production of radionuclides with emphasis on radionuclide generators, and decay calculations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the physical concepts covered in the course.
 
NMT 132Overview-Clinical Nuc Med2.00.06.04.0
Prerequisites: NMT 110
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to familiarize students with the clinical practice of nuclear medicine. Emphasis is placed on the routine clinical procedures, radiopharmaceuticals and dosage, equipment manipulation, and basic patient care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate integration of the principles covered in the classroom with the clinical experience.
 
NMT 134Nuclear Pharmacy2.00.00.02.0
Prerequisites: NMT 110
Corequisites: None
This course covers the formulation and application of radiopharmaceuticals. Topics include the preparation, handling, disposition, and quality control of clinically useful radiopharmaceuticals. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the appropriate use and disposition of radiopharmaceuticals currently used in clinical nuclear medicine.
 
NMT 211NMT Clinical Practice I0.00.021.07.0
Prerequisites: NMT 132
Corequisites: None
This course is one of two courses designed to provide clinical practice in nuclear medicine. Topics include radiation protection, radiopharmaceutical use, patient care, imaging procedures, non-imaging procedures, administrative procedures, and the therapeutic use of radionuclide. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate performance of the procedures covered in the course.
 
NMT 212Proc for Nuclear Med I2.00.00.02.0
Prerequisites: NMT 132
Corequisites: None
This course begins the in-depth study of clinical procedures performed by nuclear medicine technologists. Emphasis is placed on dose administration, use of instrumentation, computer applications, and normal and abnormal presentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles related to the procedures presented in the course.
 
NMT 215Non-Imaging Instrumentation1.03.00.02.0
Prerequisites: NMT 132
Corequisites: None
This course covers the proper operation of various types of non-imaging equipment used in nuclear medicine. Emphasis is placed on principles of radiation detection, quality control procedures, various counting problems, and machine-specific operating procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the proper use of the devices discussed in the course.
 
NMT 217Radiobiology and Protection2.00.00.02.0
Prerequisites: NMT 132
Corequisites: None
This course covers the principles of radiation biology. Emphasis is placed on the effects of ionizing radiation on the body tissue, uses of radiation in medicine, and protective measures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the effects and uses of radiation in nuclear medicine.
 
NMT 221NMT Clinical Practice II0.00.021.07.0
Prerequisites: NMT 132
Corequisites: None
This course is one of two courses designed to provide clinical practice in nuclear medicine. Topics include radiation protection, radiopharmaceutical use, patient care, imaging procedures, non-imaging procedures, administrative procedures, and the therapeutic use of radionuclides. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate performance of the procedures covered in this course.
 
NMT 222Proc for Nuclear Med II2.00.00.02.0
Prerequisites: NMT 132
Corequisites: None
This course concludes the in-depth study of clinical procedures performed in nuclear medicine. Topics include method of dose administration, data acquisition parameters, computer use, and data patterns consistent with normal and described pathological states. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles related to the procedures discussed in the course.
 
NMT 289Nuc Med Tech Topics2.03.00.03.0
Prerequisites: NMT 211
Corequisites: NMT 222
This course covers professional practice in nuclear medicine. Emphasis is placed on the procedure vital to a clinical nuclear medicine staff technologist. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of nuclear medicine and be prepared for the comprehensive examination.
 
 
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