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NMTEC 260 Clinical Nuclear Medicine I • 1 Cr.


Presents nuclear medicine from the technologist's standpoint, emphasizing the technical aspects and pitfalls of nuclear medicine procedures. NMTEC 260 lectures are coordinated with NMTEC 200. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Discuss basic concepts of anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnostic processes, and physiologic imaging as they pertain to nuclear medicine
  • Describe and discuss aspects of anatomy and physiology of specific interest to the practice of nuclear medicine, related to the following organ systems: cardiovascular, respiratory, skeletal, gastrointestinal, liver and spleen, urinary, endocrine, and central nervous
  • Utilize medical terms as they apply to the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the organ systems listed above
  • Delineate aspects of physiology demonstrated by specific nuclear medicine radiopharmaceuticals
  • Identify indications and protocols for identified nuclear medicine exams
  • Discuss results of specific nuclear medicine exams and their implications in terms of the physiologic and/or pathologic processes
  • Develop patient explanations for nuclear medicine exams



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