NMTEC 234 Clinical Education V • 13 Cr.
Final course in a five-course clinical internship sequence. Assignment to multiple sites in specialized areas of Nuclear Medicine including PET/CT, Nuclear Cardiology, radiopharmacy, and a pediatric observational rotation, all under supervision of licensed technologists. Student broadens knowledge and practice beyond general Nuclear Medicine. Focuses are on professional demeanor, independent practice, and preparation to become an entry-level technologist. Prerequisite: Acceptance into program.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program. Fee: $23.50 Malpractice insurance and $150 clinical supervision.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Elute a Mo-99/Tc-99m generator and perform quality control testing
- Prepare radiopharmaceuticals and perform quality control procedures on these preparations.Childrens Hospital Medical Center:
- Discuss the use of nuclear medicine procedures in children, including the radiopharmaceutical dosages used for children, the types of studies commonly done, and the indications and results of those studies.
- List ways in which children may be restrained or sedated and precautions that must be taken when sedation is performed.
- Winter 2019 (current quarter)