Nuclear Medicine Technology
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- Associate of Applied Science: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
- Full program is offered at: Trinity River Campus East
2018 Information Sessions
Attending an information session is an application requirement. You do not have to reserve a place, but seating is limited to the first 100 people.
- Date: June 4
- Day: Monday
- Time: 5 p.m.
- Place: Trinity River Campus East (map)
- Room: TRHA 1050 (first floor)
Role of the Nuclear Medicine Technologist, RT(N) and/or CNMT
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- Nuclear Medicine from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
- Nuclear Medicine Technologists from CareerOneStop
What do they do?
The nuclear medicine technologist is an allied health professional who, under the direction of an authorized user, uses special equipment to make images of areas of a patient’s body.
Nuclear medicine technologists prepare and administer radioactive materials that cause abnormal features to appear different from normal areas in the images. They follow strict safety procedures to protect themselves and their patients as they capture these images for diagnosis, treatment and research.
Ongoing continuing education and professional growth are essential. Nuclear medicine technologists must maintain the skills required to perform their tasks and to enhance the quality of patient care.
The philosophy of our Nuclear Medicine Technology Program is that a curriculum should prepare you to acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes that will move you through a full and productive life as a medical imaging specialist.
The foundation set forth at TCC should prepare you to cope with changing environments and technologies as well as help you meet occupational and personal challenges.
To provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the field of Nuclear Medicine Technology through structured didactic courses, laboratory participation and clinical experiences.
- Goal 1: Provide a fully accredited course of study for earning a 2-year Associate of Applied Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology.
- Goal 2: Prepare you to enter the field of Nuclear Medicine Technology.
- Goal 3: Encourage you to continue your education beyond our Nuclear Medicine Technology Program.
The Joint Review Committee on Education Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT) collects completion rates, credentialing examination pass rates and job placement rates for accredited programs across the country.
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