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NMDT 415. Application of Radionuclides to Medicine

Credits: 1-3
Department: Nuclear Medicine Technology
Description: Radionuclides and the compounds into which they are formed that are useful in medical research, diagnosis, and therapy.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Determine and calculate appropriate patient doses.
2. Discuss proper preparation and storage of radioactive volatiles and gases in accordance with federal regulations.
3. Explain the normal and altered bio-distribution properties of radiopharmaceuticals.
4. Explain the characteristics, proper use, and pharmacokinetics of radiopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and contrast media.
5. Analyze patient information to determine adverse reactions, interfering drugs, and contraindications for administration for radiopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and contrast media.

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