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Nuclear Medicine Technology - AAS

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The Nuclear Medicine Technology program combines academic study with clinical laboratory experience at affiliated hospitals. Graduates of the program may find employment in the areas of nuclear imaging, nuclear cardiology, PET and fusion technology. The Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology has granted full accreditation status to this program. (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology, 2000 W. Danforth Rd., Ste. 130 #203, Edmond, OK 73003, 405.285.0546. A graduate of this 24-month program is eligible to take a certification and/or registry examination in Nuclear Medicine Technology.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite Courses
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
BIOL 2301 Anatomy & Physiology I (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2101 Anatomy & Physiology I (Lab) 1
BIOL 2302 Anatomy & Physiology II (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2102 Anatomy & Physiology II (Lab) 1
CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry I (Lecture) 3
CHEM 1105 Introductory Chemistry I (Lab) 1
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
SCIT 1320 Physics for Allied Health 3
21

Year 1

Semester 1
NMTT 1211 Nuclear Medicine Patient Care 2
NMTT 1301 Introduction to Nuclear Medicine 3
NMTT 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) I - Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 1
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
9
Semester 2
NMTT 1409 Nuclear Medicine Instrumentation 4
NMTT 1267 Practicum (or Field Experience) II - Nuclear 2
RADR 2340 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging 3
NMTT 2201 Radiochemistry & Radiopharmacy 2
11
Semester 3
NMTT 2309 Nuclear Medicine Methodology I 3
NMTT 2167 Practicum (or Field Experience) III - Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 1
4

Year 2

Semester 1
NMTT 2413 Nuclear Medicine Methodology II 4
NMTT 2266 Practicum (or Field Experience) IV - Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 2
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
9
Semester 2
CTMT 2336 Computed Tomography Equipment & Methodology 3
NMTT 2367 Practicum (or Field Experience) V - Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist (Capstone) 3
6
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.