2021-2022 College Catalog

Nuclear Medicine Technology (A45460)

Associate Degree Program

Career Information

The Nuclear Medicine Technology curriculum provides the clinical and didactic experience necessary to prepare students to qualify as entry-level Nuclear Medicine Technologists. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to properly perform clinical procedures. These skills include patient care, use of radioactive materials, operation of imaging and counting instrumentation, and laboratory procedures. Graduates may be eligible to apply for certification/registration examinations given by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board and/or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

The Nuclear Medicine Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT).

Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs, 820 W. Danforth Rd, #B1 Edmond, OK 73003, 405-285-0546, mail@jrcnmt.org, www.jrcnmt.org

This program is currently on probation but it is accredited. For more information go to www.jrcnmt.org/news/other-news-documents/ and refer to the Accreditation Action Report.
 

 

Special Admission Requirements

  • Application
  • High school transcript/adult high school diploma/high school equivalency
  • College transcripts
  • Gateway English and math readiness
  • View information session online
  • Clinical site visit (Optional)
  • MAR (Minimum Admission Requirements) Review
  • Health form after acceptance
  • Current Certification in CPR after acceptance
  • Criminal background checks/drug screening after acceptance

Fall Semester I

ClassLabCredit
ACA 115Success & Study Skills02

1

or

ACA 122College Transfer Success02

1

BIO 168Anatomy and Physiology I33

4

CHM 131Introduction to Chemistry30

3

and

CHM 131AIntro to Chemistry Lab03

1

or

CHM 151General Chemistry I33

4

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry30

3

MAT 152Statistical Methods I32

4

NMT 110Introduction to Nuclear Medicine20

2

Semester Total:141018

Spring Semester I

ClassLabCredit
BIO 169Anatomy and Physiology II33

4

COM 231Public Speaking30

3

or

COM 120Intro to Interpersonal Communication30

3

NMT 134Nuclear Pharmacy20

2

PHY 110Conceptual Physics30

3

and

PHY 110AConceptual Physics Lab02

1

PSY 150General Psychology30

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3 ,0, 3)30

3

Semester Total:17519

Summer Semester I

ClassLabCredit
NMT 126Nuclear Physics20

2

NMT 132Overview-Clinical Nuclear Medicine26

4

Semester Total:466

Fall Semester II

ClassLabCredit
NMT 211NMT Clinical Practice I021

7

NMT 212Procedures for Nuclear Medicine I20

2

NMT 215Non-Imaging Instrumentation13

2

NMT 218Computers in Nuclear Medicine20

2

PET 235Cross-Sectional Anatomy30

3

Semester Total:82416

Spring Semester II

ClassLabCredit
NMT 217Radiobiology and Protection20

2

NMT 221NMT Clinical Practice II021

7

NMT 222Procedures for Nuclear Medicine II20

2

NMT 225Imaging Instrumentation13

2

NMT 289Nuclear Medicine Technology Topics23

3

Semester Total:72716
Total Hours: 507275

Note: Students are required to have their radiation exposure monitored.

Semester fees for this service are due at registration and are not refundable.