NUCM Nuclear Medicine Course

NUCM   3001   Nuclear Medicine I

6 Credit Hours.   5 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the theory, principals and, procedures of nuclear medicine. Basic principles involved in imaging, diagnoses, and therapies are emphasized.

NUCM   3001L   Nuclear Medicine I Lab

0 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Corequisite(s): NUCM   3001.

NUCM   3002   Nuclear Medicine II

6 Credit Hours.   5 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Principles of radionuclide production and radiation detection. Topics include preparation and use of radiopharmaceuticals, decay modes, half-life, radiation interactions, radiation equipment and instrumentation applied to nuclear medicine imaging.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NUCM   3001.

Corequisite(s): RDSC   3002.

NUCM   3002L   Nuclear Medicine II Lab

0 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

NUCM   3003   Nuclear Medicine III

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Advanced Nuclear Medicine Imaging. Topics include the principles of Positron Emissiom Tomography, radiopharmaceutical production and instrumentation of PET.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NUCM   3002.

NUCM   3100   Introduction to Nuclear Medicine Clinical Education

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0-18 Lab Hours.

Overview of the clinical setting, administrative structures, legal/compliance requirements, and required documentation.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NUCM   3001.

Corequisite(s): NUCM   3002.

NUCM   4101   Nuclear Medicine Clinical Education I

5 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0-18 Lab Hours.

Supervised clinical practice in performing nuclear medicine procedures.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NUCM   3100 and DDTS   3001.

NUCM   4102   Nuclear Medicine Clinical Education II

6 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0-18 Lab Hours.

Supervised clinical practice in performing nuclear medicine procedures.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NUCM   4101.

NUCM   4103   Nuclear Medicine Clinical Education III

9 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0-18 Lab Hours.

Supervised clinical practice in performing nuclear medicine and CP procedures.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NUCM   4102.

NUCM   4200   Nuclear Medicine Synthesis

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A discussion of general and advanced theoretical concepts of Nuclear Medicine.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" NUCM   3003 and NUCM   4102.