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NMDT 413. Clinical Nuclear Practicum II

Credits: 1-9
Department: Nuclear Medicine Technology
Description: Capstone course for students electing the Nuclear Medicine Technology major. Clinical use of radionuclides in vitro and in patients for diagnostic purposes. Supervised use of radionuclides in vitro and in patients for diagnostic purposes.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Must be in clinical internship.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Use safe, proper, professional, and ethical patient care methods.
2. Practice safe and effective radiation protection techniques.
3. Select the appropriate instrumentation for imaging and non-imaging procedures, perform quality control, and set up the proper protocol for use.
4. Use the computer for processing and data analysis, perform quality control, and display the data in the appropriate format.
5. Receive, prepare, administer, and properly dispose of the appropriate radiopharmaceutical in accordance with federal regulations.
6. Identify normal and abnormal tracer uptake and some common clinical indications that they may represent for all organ systems.
7. Use diagnostic procedures according to accepted protocol.

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