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  • Rhode Island Hospital School of Diagnostic Imaging Nuclear Medicine Technology Program

  • Course Descriptions

  • NMT 231    Clinical Observation

    Provides an introduction to the clinical practice of nuclear medicine with an emphasis on departmental policies and procedures, radiation safety and patient care. Offers practical experience observing and applying health care principles.

    NMT 301    Introduction to Nuclear Medicine Technology

    An introduction to the science and practice of nuclear medicine technology. This course explains the organization of diagnostic imaging departments and discusses the responsibilities of the professional nuclear medicine technologist.

    RADT 255    Patient Care Interventions for Allied Health

    This course is designed to introduce the student to nursing procedures and techniques related to nuclear medicine.

    NMT 311    Radiation Safety and Radiation Physics

    This course covers concepts and physical principles that govern radioactivity and interactions of ionizing radiation with matter, principles and applications of radiation safety and protection.

    NMT 405    Radiopharmacy

    This course will define and discuss the theory and practice of radiopharmacy and radiochemistry, including preparation, calculation of doses, quality control, radiation safety and applicable regulations.

    NMT 402    Instrumentation and Radiobiology

    This course will define the principles of operation and quality control for all non-imaging and imaging instruments in nuclear medicine as well as and the interactions of ionizing radiation with human tissue.

    NMT 321    Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures I

    This course covers anatomy & physiology, pathophysiology, radiopharmacy, imaging techniques and interpretation of images. It is designed to be taught in an integrated system by system approach as applied to nuclear medicine.

    NMT 421    Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures II

    This course covers anatomy & physiology, pathophysiology, radiopharmacy, imaging techniques and interpretation of images. It is designed to be taught in an integrated system by system approach as applied to nuclear medicine.

    NMT 425    Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures III

    This course covers anatomy & physiology, pathophysiology, radiopharmacy, imaging techniques and interpretation of images. It is designed to be taught in an integrated system by system approach as applied to nuclear medicine.

    NMT 332    Clinical Diagnostic Procedures I

    Clinical education designed to gain skills required to achieve clinical competencies in a variety of nuclear medicine procedures. Emphasis is placed on the integration of clinical and didactic education leading to proficiency.

    NMT 431    Clinical Diagnostic Procedures II

    Clinical education designed to gain skills required to achieve clinical competencies in a variety of nuclear medicine procedures. Emphasis is placed on the integration of clinical and didactic education leading to proficiency.

    NMT 432    Clinical Diagnostic Procedures III

    Clinical education designed to gain skills required to achieve clinical competencies in a variety of nuclear medicine procedures. Emphasis is placed on the integration of clinical and didactic education leading to proficiency.

    RADT 440    Cross Sectional Anatomy

    This course is designed to introduce the student to the basics of computed tomography including a brief history as well as introducing the student to the understanding of anatomical structures in the transverse, sagittal and coronal planes.

    NMT 430    Registry Review

    Review to prepare students for national certification exam offered by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).