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
- Fall 2013 (current quarter)