NUCLEAR MEDICINE by garrickWilliams

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                                NUCLEAR MEDICINE
Effective Term – Fall 1998 [1998*03]
NMT 110              Intro to Nuclear Medicine                                           2        0        0        2
Prerequisites:       None
Corequisites:        None

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of nuclear medicine. Topics include overview of
school, program, and profession; medical terminology and ethics; medical legal issues; general patient care and
radiation safety practices; and departmental organization. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize
various learning resources and demonstrate understanding of radiation safety standards and ethical, professional
conduct.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 110             Intro to Nuclear Medicine                                            2        0        0            2
Prerequisites:      Enrollment in Nuclear Medicine program
Corequisites:       None

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of nuclear medicine. Topics include overview of
school, program, and profession; medical terminology and ethics; medical legal issues; general patient care and
radiation safety practices; and departmental organization. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize
various learning resources and demonstrate understanding of radiation safety standards and ethical, professional
conduct.


Effective Term – Fall 1998 [1998*03]
NMT 110A             Intro to Nuc Med Lab                                                0        3        0        1
Prerequisites:       None
Corequisites:        NMT 110

This course is a laboratory to accompany NMT 110. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance
material presented in NMT 110. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to
the material presented in NMT 110.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 110A            Intro to Nuc Med Lab                                                 0        3        0            1
Prerequisites:      Enrollment in Nuclear Medicine program
Corequisites:       NMT 110

This course is a laboratory to accompany NMT 110. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance
material presented in NMT 110. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to
the material presented in NMT 110.




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Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 126             Nuclear Physics                                                          2         0        0          2
Prerequisites:      NMT 110
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces the fundamental principles of the physics that underlie nuclear medicine. Topics include
atomic structure, electromagnetic and particulate radiation, decay schemes, production of radionuclides with
emphasis on radionuclide generators, and decay calculations. Upon completion, students should be able to
demonstrate an understanding of the physical concepts covered in the course.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 128             Stats for Nuc Med Tech                                                   1         3        0          2
Prerequisites:      NMT 110
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces basic probability, descriptive statistics, and the application of statistics to nuclear medicine.
Emphasis is placed on measurement of central tendency and dispersion, probability distributions, quality control
procedures, population parameter estimation, and nuclear counting statistics. Upon completion, students should be
able to demonstrate skill in determination of population parameters and decision making based on population
parameters.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 132             Overview-Clinical Nuc Med                                                2         0        6          4
Prerequisites:      NMT 110
Corequisites:       None

This course is designed to familiarize students with the clinical practice of nuclear medicine. Emphasis is placed on
the routine clinical procedures, radiopharmaceuticals and dosage, equipment manipulation, and basic patient care.
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate integration of the principles covered in the classroom with
the clinical experience.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 134             Nuclear Pharmacy                                                         2         0        0          2
Prerequisites:      NMT 110
Corequisites:       None

This course covers the formulation and application of radiopharmaceuticals. Topics include the preparation,
handling, disposition, and quality control of clinically useful radiopharmaceuticals. Upon completion, students
should be able to discuss the appropriate use and disposition of radiopharmaceuticals currently used in clinical
nuclear medicine.




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                                                        NMT - 2
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Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 136             Health Physics                                                         2         0        0         2
Prerequisites:      NMT 110
Corequisites:       None

This course covers the regulations and practices that ensure minimum exposure of patients, co-workers, and self to
ionizing radiation. Topics include interactions of radiation with matter, protective practices, state and federal
regulatory agencies and their directives, and methods of monitoring exposure. Upon completion, students should be
able to demonstrate an understanding of the regulations and practices presented in the course.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 211             NMT Clinical Practice I                                                0         0        21        7
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       None

This course is one of two courses designed to provide clinical practice in nuclear medicine. Topics include radiation
protection, radiopharmaceutical use, patient care, imaging procedures, non-imaging procedures, administrative
procedures, and the therapeutic use of radionuclide. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
performance of the procedures covered in the course.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 212             Proc for Nuclear Med I                                                 2         0        0         2
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       None

This course begins the in-depth study of clinical procedures performed by nuclear medicine technologists.
Emphasis is placed on dose administration, use of instrumentation, computer applications, and normal and abnormal
presentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles related to
the procedures presented in the course.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 212A            Proc for Nuc Med I Lab                                                 0         3        0         1
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       NMT 212

This course is a laboratory to accompany NMT 212. Emphasis is placed on experiences that enhance material
presented in NMT 212. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the
concepts presented in NMT 212.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 214             Radiobiology                                                           2         0        0         2
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       None

This course covers the principles of radiation biology. Emphasis is placed on a system's sensitivity to radiation,
radiation pathology, and the biological effects of radiation. Upon completion, students should be able to
demonstrate an understanding of the effects of radiation in nuclear medicine.




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                                                       NMT - 3
                                                                                       Class     Lab    Clinical Credit



Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 215             Non-Imaging Instrumentation                                           1        3        0           2
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       None

This course covers the proper operation of various types of non-imaging equipment used in nuclear medicine.
Emphasis is placed on principles of radiation detection, quality control procedures, various counting problems, and
machine-specific operating procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the proper use of
the devices discussed in the course.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 217             Radiobiology and Protection                                           2        0        0           2
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       None

This course covers the principles of radiation biology. Emphasis is placed on the effects of ionizing radiation on
body tissue, uses of radiation in medicine, and protective measures. Upon completion, students should be able to
demonstrate an understanding of the effects and uses of radiation in nuclear medicine.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 218             Computers in Nuc Med                                                  2        0        0           2
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       None

This course provides a general introduction to the operation of computers and the application of computers to the
field of nuclear medicine. Topics include number systems, major system components, input/output devices, and
acquisition and processing of nuclear medicine images. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an
understanding of the concepts presented.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 221             NMT Clinical Practice II                                              0        0        21          7
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       None

This course is one of two courses designed to provide clinical practice in nuclear medicine. Topics include radiation
protection, radiopharmaceutical use, patient care, imaging procedures, non-imaging procedures, administrative
procedures, and the therapeutic use of radionuclides. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
performance of the procedures covered in this course.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 222             Proc for Nuclear Med II                                               2        0        0           2
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       None

This course concludes the in-depth study of clinical procedures performed in nuclear medicine. Topics include
method of dose administration, data acquisition parameters, computer use, and data patterns consistent with normal
and described pathological states. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the
principles related to the procedures discussed in the course.



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                                                      NMT - 4
                                                                                      Class     Lab    Clinical Credit



Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 222A            Proc for Nuc Med II Lab                                              0        3        0        1
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       NMT 222

This course is a laboratory to accompany NMT 222. Emphasis is placed on experiences that enhance material
presented in NMT 222. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the
concepts presented in NMT 222.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 224             In Vitro Procedures                                                  2        0        0        2
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces the area of in vitro nuclear medicine. Emphasis is placed on laboratory skills; selected
aspects of chemistry, biochemistry, and immunology; procedures for common assays; and laboratory safety. Upon
completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts presented.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 224A            In Vitro Proc Lab                                                    0        3        0        1
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       NMT 224

This course is a laboratory to accompany NMT 224. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance
material presented in NMT 224. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to
the concepts presented in NMT 224.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 225             Imaging Instrumentation                                              1        3        0        2
Prerequisites:      NMT 132
Corequisites:       None

This course covers the operations of various imaging equipment used in nuclear medicine. Emphasis is placed on
planar and SPECT gamma cameras. Upon completion, students should be able to safely operate and evaluate
performance characteristics of the equipment discussed in the course.


Effective Term – Fall 2007 [2007*03] – CRC 09/20/06
NMT 289              Nuc Med Tech Topics                                                 2        3        0        3
Prerequisites:       NMT 211
Corequisites:        NMT 222

This course covers professional practice in nuclear medicine. Emphasis is placed on the procedures vital to a
clinical nuclear medicine staff technologist. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a
comprehensive knowledge of nuclear medicine and be prepared for the comprehensive examination.




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                                                      NMT - 5
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Effective Term – Spring 2004 [2004*01] – CRC 03/12/03
NMT 289              Nuc Med Tech Topics                                                 2        3        0        3
Prerequisites:       NMT 221
Corequisites:        NMT 222

This course covers professional practice in nuclear medicine. Emphasis is placed on the procedures vital to a
clinical nuclear medicine staff technologist. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a
comprehensive knowledge of nuclear medicine and be prepared for the comprehensive examination.


Effective Term – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
NMT 289             Nuc Med Tech Topics                                                  2        3        0        3
Prerequisites:      NMT 221 and NMT 222
Corequisites:       None

This course covers professional practice in nuclear medicine. Emphasis is placed on the procedures vital to a
clinical nuclear medicine staff technologist. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a
comprehensive knowledge of nuclear medicine and be prepared for the comprehensive examination.




See the SEL and SEM prefixes for generic Selected Topics and Seminar course descriptions.




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