NMTEC 250 Sectional Anatomy for Nuclear Medicine • 3 Cr.


Presents sectional anatomy of the body, including a brief introduction to the following imaging modalities: CT, MRI, angiography, and ultrasound. Main emphasis is on identifying organs of the head, neck, chest, abdomen, and pelvis on CT and MR images. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program or permission of program chair.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Briefly describe the physical principles and results obtained from radiography (x-ray), computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MR) and ultrasound imaging.
  • Describe the locations of structures and organs of the brain, neck, thorax, abdomen, and pelvis.
  • Identify organs on CT and MR images.
  • Discuss a chosen pathologic condition and its appearance on nuclear medicine and other types of images.